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  • Man jailed for six years for robbery in Dorchester

    24 September 2019
    A man has been jailed for robbing an elderly woman in Dorchester. James Mathew Hoare, aged 48 of High Street, Fordington, was sentenced at Southampton Crown Court on Friday 20 September 2019 after being found guilty on Wednesday 12 June 2019 following a ...
  • Appeal for information following reported robbery in Weymouth

    24 September 2019
    Detectives investigating an alleged robbery in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 8.20pm on Sunday 22 September 2019 the victim, a man aged in his 20s from Weymouth, was leaving a property in Gordon...
  • Update – man charged in connection with alleged theft from Bournemouth hotel

    24 September 2019
    A man has been charged in connection with the alleged theft of a tip jar from a Bournemouth hotel. The incident is reported to have occurred at around 5.30am on Tuesday 20 August 2019 at the Ocean Beach Hotel in East Overcliff Drive. A 39-year-old man h...
  • ‘100 Days of Summer’ initiative reduces anti-social behaviour, shoplifting and public place violence in Weymouth

    24 September 2019
    A policing initiative in Weymouth has reduced reports of antisocial behaviour by 22 per cent over the summer in the Melcombe Regis area of the town.    The number of shoplifting reports also fell by 35 per cent and public place violence fell by 18 per cen...
  • Man jailed for fraudulent bank card transactions

    24 September 2019
    A man who committed a string of fraudulent bank card transactions has been jailed for a total of 15 months. Matthew Anthony Langley Sheldon, 33 and of Christchurch Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 20 September 2019 ...
  • Witness appeal following robbery in Bournemouth

    23 September 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was robbed of money he had withdrawn from a cash machine in Bournemouth. The incident occurred at around 9am on Friday 20 September 2019 in Stamford Road in the Southbourne area. It is r...
  • Appeal following theft of items in Christchurch

    23 September 2019
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following the theft of items in Christchurch - with images of the stolen items being released. It was reported that between the beginning of September and Thursday 19 September 2019 a hor...
  • Witness appeal following reported robbery in Weymouth

    22 September 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an alleged robbery in Weymouth. At around 2.20am on Friday 20 September 2019 a local man aged in his 20s was on The Esplanade, near to The Boat Caf&eacu...
  • Fatal collision in Purbeck – witness appeal

    22 September 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward as they investigate a fatal road traffic collision in Purbeck. Dorset Police received a report at around 6pm on Saturday 21 September 2019 of a collision near Re...
  • Witness appeal following assault in Bournemouth

    22 September 2019
    Detectives investigating an assault in Bournemouth town centre are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 3.10am on Sunday 22 September 2019 the victim, a man aged in his 20s and from Berkshire, was walking along Gl...
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