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  • Update – man due in court in connection with serious injury collision in Weymouth

    04 June 2021
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious injury collision in Weymouth. The collision occurred at around 8pm on Monday 18 January 2021 on Chafeys Roundabout and involved a blue Nissan GTR and a silver BMW. Two women from the BMW were ...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Bournemouth

    04 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a fire that is believed to have been started deliberately in Bournemouth. Dorset Police received a report at 7.13pm on Friday 4 June 2021 from the fire service of a...
  • Force works with council colleagues to tackle unlawful encampments in West Dorset

    03 June 2021
    Dorset Police worked alongside Dorset Council to tackle unauthorised encampments in West Dorset over the bank holiday weekend. At around 6.30pm on Friday 28 May 2021 officers were called to reports of a group of travellers at Weymouth Rugby Club. They at...
  • Force issues road safety message

    01 June 2021
    Dorset Police is reminding motorists to be mindful of all road users this summer in an effort to reduce the number of people seriously injured or killed on the county’s roads. The May bank holiday weekend saw residents and visitors make the most of...
  • Appeal for information following burglary at church in Gillingham

    03 June 2021
    Officers investigating a burglary at a church in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was discovered at 9am on Thursday 3 June 2021 that entry had been forced to St Benedict’s Church in Cemetery Road...
  • Man given hospital order following death of a woman at a Bournemouth hotel

    02 June 2021
    A man has been sentenced after admitting to killing a woman at a hotel in Bournemouth. Stephen Cole, 32 and of Bournemouth, appeared at Winchester Crown Court and admitted a charge of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility on Tuesday 4 ...
  • Update – man arrested following reported assault on Portland

    02 June 2021
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on Portland. It was reported that at around 10.30am on Saturday 29 May 2021 a man aged in his 60s was assaulted outside The Paper Shop on Fortuneswell. The victim suffered serious injuries an...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Bournemouth

    02 June 2021
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at 3.44pm on Wednesday 2 June 2021 of a collision involving a grey Hyund...
  • Crime prevention advice issued to dog owners

    02 June 2021
    Dorset Police is issuing some crime prevention advice to dog owners to prevent future dog theft incidents in the county. There have been a number of dog theft stories circulating on social media and in the media over the last year, which has led to growi...
  • Witness appeal following theft of catalytic converter in Bournemouth

    01 June 2021
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following the theft of a catalytic converter in Bournemouth. At around 10.45pm on Tuesday 25 May 2021 it was reported that a catalytic converter was being stolen from a Honda...

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