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  • 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...
  • 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, ...
  • Appeal after man found with head injury in Weymouth

    20 January 2019
    Detectives are appealing for information from the public after a man was found with a head injury in Weymouth. Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service at 9.54pm on Saturday 19 January 2019 to reports that a man aged in his 20s had been located ...
  • Appeal to find two witnesses following fatal collision in Poole

    20 January 2019
    Officers investigating a fatal collision in Poole are appealing for two men who may have witnessed the incident to come forward. Police were called at 11.07pm on Friday 18 January 2019, to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on Poole Ro...
  • Serious road traffic collision in Poole - witness appeal

    19 January 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in Poole. 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. A female pedestrian aged ...
  • Updated appeal - fatal fail-to-stop collision in Poole

    19 January 2019
    Officers are renewing their appeal for witnesses following a fatal collision in Poole where a car reportedly failed to stop at the scene. Police were called at 11.07pm on Friday 18 January 2019, to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on...
  • Witness appeal following assault on elderly dog walker in Poole

    18 January 2019
    Officers investigating an assault on an elderly dog walker in Poole are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. At around 2.45pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 the victim - a local man aged in his 80s - was walking his Border Collie off the...
  • Witness appeal following robbery at West Moors bookmakers

    17 January 2019
    Detectives investigating a robbery at a bookmakers in West Moors are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Shortly before 8pm yesterday, Wednesday 16 January 2019, a man entered Ladbrokes in Station Road and jumped over ...
  • Update - man charged in connection with reported assault in Shaftesbury

    17 January 2019
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault at a pizza takeaway in Shaftesbury. The incident occurred at Domino’s at Ivy Cross at around 7.45pm on Saturday 13 October 2018. It was reported that a memb...
  • Update – appeal after man found with head injury in Bournemouth

    16 January 2019
    A man arrested in connection with an incident where another man was found with a head injury in Bournemouth will face no further police action. Dorset Police was called at 2.24am on Tuesday 21 August 2018 to a report that a man who was located on Carysfo...
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