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  • Update – man due in court in connection with serious collision near Gillingham

    24 December 2020
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a serious road traffic collision near Gillingham. Dorset Police received a report at 7.13pm on Sunday 21 June 2020 of a collision on New Road - the B3092 - south of the town involving a purple Mini Coope...
  • Family reunited after nearly 30 years following missing person investigation

    24 December 2020
    A family who lived in Bournemouth nearly 30 years ago has been reunited following a missing person investigation. On Friday 27 December 2019 a 54-year-old woman was reported missing by her son. Lee-Tracey Miley was last known to have lived in Bournemouth...
  • Update in relation to investigation into death of woman in Poole

    23 December 2020
    A man arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Poole has been released from the investigation. A 5.39am on Sunday 6 December 2020 officers received a report from the ambulance service of a sudden death of a 44-year-old woman from Poole at an a...
  • Dog bite incident in Weymouth – public appeal

    23 December 2020
    Officers investigating an incident in which a woman was bitten by a dog are appealing for the public’s help to identify the owner. At around 3.30pm on Wednesday 2 December 2020 the victim - a woman aged in her 30s - was walking a friend’s Bor...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens

    23 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted as he walked through Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens. At around 11.45pm on Friday 18 December 2020 the victim - a local man aged in his 30s - went for a walk along on Bourne...
  • Man appears in court in connection with reported robbery in Weymouth

    22 December 2020
    A man has been charged and has appeared in court in connection with a reported robbery at a shop in Weymouth. The robbery reportedly occurred at McColl’s at Littlemoor Shopping Centre in the early hours of Friday 6 November 2020. It was reported t...
  • Police delighted to launch new service to help people who use British Sign Language

    22 December 2020
    Dorset Police have launched a new service to help residents and visitors to the area who are Deaf or hard of hearing to contact the police in a non-emergency.  British Sign Language users who need to contact the police can now use SignLive who will transl...
  • Appeal following dog bite incident in Southbourne

    22 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman was bitten by a dog during an incident in Southbourne. At around 7am on Wednesday 9 December 2020 the victim was running with a friend along the beach near to the Bistro on the Beach rest...
  • Update in relation to fatal collision in Hamworthy

    22 December 2020
    Two boys arrested in connection with a fatal collision in the Hamworthy area of Poole will face no further police action. At around 10.45pm on Monday 19 October 2020 Dorset Police received a report in relation to a collision involving a teenage boy on a ...
  • Witness appeal following fail-to-stop serious injury collision near Wool

    21 December 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop serious injury collision near Wool. Sometime between 9.45am and 10.15am on Sunday 20 December 2020 a collision occurred in Bindon Lane involving ...

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