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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Update – CCTV appeal following reported altercation in Bournemouth

    06 August 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with an incident in Bournemouth in which a man was allegedly seen carrying two knives. It was reported at 7.41am on Wednesday 31 July 2019 that an altercation took place on Colonnade Road involving a group of men. As...
  • Investigation into death of man on Portland – update

    05 August 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man on Portland say a witness has come forward following an appeal. Officers were called to High Street, Fortuneswell, at 5.30am yesterday, Sunday 4 August, following a request from the ambulance service for assist...
  • Appeal for information following commercial burglaries in Poole

    05 August 2019
    Officers investigating commercial burglaries in Poole are appealing for witnesses and urging businesses in the area to remain vigilant. A shed was stolen from the Canford Magna Garden Centre at around 11.30pm on Thursday 25 July 2019. It is believed to h...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Bournemouth

    04 August 2019
    Officers investigating a suspicious fire in Boscombe are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called by the fire service at 8.02pm on Saturday 3 August 2019 reporting a property fire at a block of flats in...
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