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  • Man jailed following assault on officers in Bournemouth

    12 May 2020
    A man has been handed a three-year prison term after he viciously assaulted two police officers who were carrying out their duties in Bournemouth. Hamish Alton Ellis, also known as Amen Melchizedek, 46 and of Webbs Way, Bournemouth, appeared at Bournemou...
  • CCTV appeal following theft in Poole

    12 May 2020
    Officers investigating a theft from the Co-Op in Lilliput are issuing CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to. At 8.15pm on Wednesday 22 April 2020 two women were seen to enter the store and select £122-worth of meat and fish before l...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision in Bournemouth

    12 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth. It was reported that a VW Beetle was in collision with a cyclist on Malvern Road at around 1.45pm on Tuesday 12 May 2020. Officers attended th...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire in Poole

    11 May 2020
    Officers investigating a fire at a nature reserve in Poole that is believed to have been started deliberately are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at around 6pm on Saturday 9 May...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage in Weymouth

    11 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following criminal damage to a business in Weymouth. At around 4.20pm on Sunday 3 May 2020 a witness reported seeing a man pressing against the door of Morgan Brown Hair & Beauty in A...
  • Update – man charged with murder following the death of woman in West Parley

    11 May 2020
    A Dorset Police officer has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in West Parley. Dorset Police was called to the car park of the Horns Inn in Christchurch Road at 3.39pm on Saturday 9 May 2020 following a report from the ambulance serv...
  • Investigation into death of woman following incident in West Parley – witness appeal

    10 May 2020
    Detectives investigating the death of a woman following an incident in West Parley are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service at 3.39pm on Saturday 9 May 2020 in relation to two p...
  • Public appeal in search for wanted man

    07 May 2020
    Officers searching for a wanted man are appealing for help from the public to find him. Mourad Zaidi, aged 49, is wanted by Dorset Police in relation to the alleged possession of a false passport and failing to appear at court. The French national, who ...
  • Policing in Dorset over the bank holiday weekend

    07 May 2020
    Dorset’s communities are being reminded to stay at home while they celebrate the bank holiday weekend. Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “I’m fully aware that VE Day and the bank holiday weekend is very special to so many of you. &ld...
  • Update in relation to reported assault in Bournemouth

    07 May 2020
    A man has been interviewed by officers in relation to a reported assault in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 7.15pm on Thursday 23 April 2020 at the Tesco Express Store in Holdenhurst Road. It was reported that staff refused to serve alcohol ...
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