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  • Further update following serious injury collision near Sherborne

    21 February 2020
    A man who sustained serious injuries during a collision near Sherborne has very sadly died. Dorset Police was called at 3.53pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a grey Skoda Roomster and a silver Toyota HiAce pan...
  • Dorset Police targets commercial and heavy goods vehicles in safety crackdown

    20 February 2020
    Roads policing officers from Dorset Police carried out an operation on the Ashley Heath interchange on the morning of Thursday 20 February 2020 targeting commercial and heavy goods vehicles.    The operation worked alongside HM Revenue and Customs, Driver...
  • Man arrested in connection with reported burglary in North Dorset

    19 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with a reported burglary in North Dorset. It was reported that a burglary occurred between 1am on Saturday 8 February 2020 and 2pm on Sunday 8 February 2020 at Ambassador Pools and Spas near West Stour, with 30 boxes...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Sixpenny Handley

    18 February 2020
    The family of a woman who very sadly died in a collision in Sixpenny Handley has issued a tribute. The collision happened at around 6pm on Saturday 1 February 2020 on the B3081 about 300m south of the Sixpenny Handley roundabout and involved a red Volksw...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with alleged hate crime on Portland

    18 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged hate crime on Portland following a CCTV appeal. It was reported that at around 8.20pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 the driver of the number 1 First bus stopped at Victoria Square to allow passengers on....
  • Update following alleged theft in Branksome

    18 February 2020
    Officers investigating a reported theft in Branksome, Poole, have arrested a man. Dorset Police received a report at 10.15am on Tuesday 21 January 2020 that a man aged in his 80s had his electric bike stolen from outside the Tesco store on Poole Road. F...
  • Update – reported criminal damage to shop in Christchurch

    18 February 2020
    A man has come forward in relation to a reported criminal damage incident at a shop in Christchurch. At around 12.40am on Saturday 1 February 2020 a man allegedly kicked the lower glass panel of a door at Indulge Yourself Dessert Lounge on High Street. ...
  • Appeal for witnesses following burglary in Weymouth

    18 February 2020
    Officers investigating a burglary at a community centre in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Between 11pm on Sunday 16 February and 8.30am on Monday 17 February 2020 a burglary occurred in the bar area at Th...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with alleged fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

    18 February 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with an alleged fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth. At approximately 6.15am on Wednesday 24 July 2019 it was reported that a cyclist was involved in a collision with a red Honda Civic on Greenhill near to the...
  • Update – arrest in connection with reported sexual assault in Bournemouth

    17 February 2020
    A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Bournemouth. It was reported that at around 8.30pm on Tuesday 28 January 2020 a 22-year-old man was sitting on a bench in the East Cliff area by the Red Arrows memorial when he was a...
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