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  • Witness appeal following suspected arson in Poole

    20 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a suspected arson at a garage in Poole. At around 1.45am on Sunday 19 August 2018 Dorset Police officers on patrol came across firefighters tackling a blaze outsi...
  • Update – witness appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in St Leonards

    20 August 2018
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in East Dorset have made a further arrest. At 1.09am on Sunday 19 August 2018 Dorset Police was called to reports that a woman had been hit by a car as she crossed Ringwood Road, St Leonards. The ...
  • Witness appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in St Leonards

    19 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car involved in a reported collision with a pedestrian in East Dorset failed to stop at the scene. At 1.09am today, Sunday 19 August 2018, Dorset Police was called to reports that a woman had b...
  • Witness appeal after offenders target cashpoint in Beaminster

    18 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after offenders targeted a cashpoint in Beaminster using a tractor. At 4.09am today, Saturday 18 August 2018, Dorset Police received multiple reports that offenders were stealing a cashpoint from Fle...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported theft of handbag in Christchurch

    17 August 2018
    A man has been charged in connection with the reported theft of an elderly woman’s handbag in Christchurch. It was reported that at around 4.25pm on Thursday 21 June 2018 a handbag belonging to a local woman aged in her 70s was stolen from her chai...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Weymouth

    17 August 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary at a home in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. The burglary occurred between 1am and 6am yesterday, Thursday 16 August 2018, at a property in Brownlow Street while the occup...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision on A31 in East Dorset

    15 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a serious injury collision on the A31 in East Dorset. Dorset Police was called just after 11pm on Wednesday 15 August 2018 following reports of a serious injury collision at Stag Gate, Almer, involving a silver ...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with fatal collision near Dorchester

    14 August 2018
    A man is due to appear at court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester. At around 6.25am on Monday 16 October 2017 a road traffic collision occurred on the A352 at Whitcombe. The collision involved a red Honda Civic and a silv...
  • Busy summer emphasises need for police merger

    14 August 2018
    During the busy summer for policing in Dorset discussions have been continuing about the creation of a new force incorporating Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police. Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “The summer months are always some of...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    14 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At 8.34am today, Tuesday 14 August 2018, officers were called by the ambulance service to reports of a serious injury road traffic collision on the eastbound...
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