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  • Update - pair due in court in connection with fatal collision near Bere Regis

    25 January 2019
    Two men are due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision near Bere Regis. At 4.40pm on Saturday 14 July 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports of a three-vehicle collision on the westbound lane of the A35 Dorchester bypass n...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision near Bridport

    24 January 2019
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Bridport are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The collision occurred at around 7.50pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019 on the A35 near to the turning to Eype. I...
  • Witness appeal following fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth

    22 January 2019
    Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth are asking for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The collision along Holdenhurst Road at the junction with Windham Road was reported to police at 6pm on Tuesday ...
  • Appeal following robbery at bookmakers in Poole

    22 January 2019
    Detectives in Poole are appealing for information following a robbery at a bookmakers in the town. Officers were called at 6.32pm on Monday 21 January 2019 to reports that a man had entered Ladbrokes in Commercial Road, threatened staff with a weapon, be...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft from electrical store in Christchurch

    22 January 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported theft of headphones from a store in Christchurch. It was reported that at 1.23pm on Monday 15 October 2018 a man entered Purewell Electrical and stole Bose QC35 noise cancelling headphones, valued at...
  • Appeal following assault on teenage boy in Blandford

    22 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenage boy was assaulted in Blandford. At around 9.40pm on Saturday 12 January 2018 an altercation occurred between the 17-year-old victim and a man reportedly known to him near to the Crown a...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Wareham

    22 January 2019
    Officers investigating a burglary at a Wareham home are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Sometime between 5.20pm and 9.15pm on Monday 21 January 2019 entry was forced to a property in Stour Drive through a ground floor ...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Poole

    22 January 2019
    The family of a woman who died in a fatal road traffic collision in Poole have issued a tribute. Police were called at 11.07pm on Friday 18 January 2019 to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on Poole Road in Branksome. The 71-year-old...
  • Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving near Weymouth

    21 January 2019
    A man has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving after a collision near Weymouth. John Joe Darch, 25 and of Ranelagh Road in Weymouth, was found guilty by a jury at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 27 November 2018. He was sentenced today, ...
  • How to spot county lines across our transport networks

    21 January 2019
    Today, 21 January 2019, Dorset Police has launched the next phase of their campaign to raise awareness of dangerous drug networks - known as “county lines” - and how members of the public can help spot the signs of criminal exploitation happen...
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