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  • CCTV appeal following theft of purse at Gillingham store

    09 August 2019
    Officers investigating the theft of a purse at a supermarket in Gillingham are issuing CCTV images of the suspects. The incident occurred around 10am on Thursday 18 July 2019 at the Waitrose store at Chantry Fields. It is believed a woman and man watche...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Christchurch

    09 August 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 10.29am today, Friday 9 August 2019, to a report of a c...
  • Public appeal and warning following further burglary at vet practice in Weymouth

    08 August 2019
    Officers are appealing for the public’s help after dangerous drugs were stolen from a vet practice in Weymouth - almost three weeks after an identical break-in. At 2.24am today, Thursday 8 August 2019, Dorset Police was called to reports of a suspi...
  • Four-and-a-half-year jail term for Bournemouth drug dealer

    08 August 2019
    A man who sold cocaine and heroin in Bournemouth is beginning a four-and-a-half-year jail term. Nathan Wesley Timberlake, 41 and of Franses Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Tuesday 6 August 2019 after being convicted follo...
  • Man cleared of murder charge in relation to death of man near Blandford

    08 August 2019
    A man charged with murder in connection with the death of fellow employee at a farm near Blandford has been found not guilty following a trial. On the evening of Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police was called to Hanford Farm following a report that a ...
  • Statement in relation to report of suspicious incident in East Dorset

    08 August 2019
    Detectives who have been investigating a report of a suspicious incident in East Dorset say they have spoken to all parties involved and no offences have been committed. The investigation was launched following a report that a female had approached a thr...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from Bournemouth store

    07 August 2019
    Officers investigating a theft at a Bournemouth store are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. At around 6.25pm on Friday 28 June 2019 a man entered Currys PC World in Mallard Road and left without paying for a gold iPhone XS Max 64GB phone, worth £...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with reported assault in Corfe Mullen

    07 August 2019
    A man is due to appear at court in connection with a reported assault at a pub in Corfe Mullen. At around 10pm on Saturday 7 July 2018 it was reported that a man had been knocked unconscious in the car park of The Dorset Soldier in Wareham Road. The offe...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage in Lyme Regis

    06 August 2019
    Officers investigating a criminal damage incident in Lyme Regis are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Two large rocks were thrown through windows of a property in Monmouth Street at around 11.05pm on Thursday 1 August 20...
  • Dorset Police releases results of 2019 firearms and ammunition surrender

    06 August 2019
    82 items were handed in to Dorset Police during the firearms and ammunition surrender which ran from 20 July - 4 August this year. The national campaign, instigated by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS), was supported by other forces a...
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