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  • Witness appeal following serious road traffic collision near Yetminster

    15 September 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a serious road traffic collision between Yetminster and Chetnole. The incident was reported at 4.51pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020 and involved a grey Isuzu Trooper...
  • Joint agency witness appeal following reported dangerous use of speed boat in Wareham and Poole Harbour

    15 September 2020
    The Marine Policing Team and Poole Harbour Commissioners are appealing for witnesses to come forward after complaints were received of a motor vessel travelling at excessive speed, causing danger to other water users in the River Frome in Wareham and in P...
  • Appeal for information following reported hate crime incident in Bridport

    15 September 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a reported hate crime incident in Bridport. At 11.40pm on Saturday 5 September 2020 Dorset Police received a report of a fight at the Neon Bar & Grill on East Street. It is...
  • CCTV appeal following theft from yacht clubs in Poole

    15 September 2020
    Officers investigating thefts from two yacht clubs in Poole are issuing images of two men they would like to speak to and a vehicle they are keen to identify. At around 11pm on Monday 17 August 2020 an 18-foot Bayliner boat was stolen from Sandbanks Yach...
  • Respect the rule of six to protect yourself and others

    15 September 2020
    Dorset residents are being urged to play their part and prevent the spread of coronavirus after new regulations have come into effect making it illegal for groups of more than six people to gather socially. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Christchurch

    14 September 2020
    Officers investigating an assault in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 10.45am on Thursday 10 September 2020 it was reported that a local woman aged in her 20s was walking her dog on the field ...
  • CCTV appeal following theft and threats to shop worker in Bournemouth

    14 September 2020
    Officers investigating an incident of shoplifting and threats to a shop worker in Bournemouth are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect. At around 12am on Friday 21 August 2020 two men entered M J Wines in Commercial Road and one of them picked up three ca...
  • Appeal following serious injury collision at Lytchett Minster

    14 September 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision at Lytchett Minster. Dorset Police was called at 5.23am on Monday 14 September 2020 to reports of a collision on the A35 near the Axim Centre involving a white Mits...
  • Update - appeal following reported animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth

    11 September 2020
    Officers investigating an alleged animal cruelty incident in Bournemouth say no further police action will be taken against an arrested woman. Dorset Police was called at 8.13pm on Wednesday 12 August 2020 to a report of concern for the welfare of a woma...
  • Man found guilty of raping teenage girl in Dorchester

    11 September 2020
    A man has been found guilty of the rape of a 15-year-old girl in Dorchester. Adrian Cordery, aged 33 and of Dorchester, was convicted on Friday 11 September 2020 following a trial at Bournemouth Crown Court. He will be sentenced on Tuesday 3 November 202...
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