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  • New campaign launched to promote road users making better choices

    28 March 2019
    The Dorset Road Safety Partnership has launched a major new campaign titled ‘Choices for Humanity’, which encourages road users to make better choices. The campaign aims to continue to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on Dorset r...
  • Update – man due in court in connection with fatal collision in Bridport

    27 March 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Bridport. At 11.15pm on Monday 13 November 2017 a two vehicle collision occurred on the A35 Sea Road South close to the Crown roundabout involving a silver Mercedes conv...
  • Update – two arrested following reported aggravated burglary in Hamworthy

    26 March 2019
    Two people have been arrested in connection with a reported aggravated burglary in Hamworthy. The incident occurred at around 7.30pm on Saturday 23 March 2019 in Maryland Road. It was alleged that five men had attended the address, including one who was...
  • Jail sentence for sex offence

    26 March 2019
    A man who gained access to a woman’s flat in Bournemouth intending to commit a sex act has been jailed for a total of seven years. Stephen Thomas, 34 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 22 March 2019 after prev...
  • Closure order extension secured for Bournemouth property

    26 March 2019
    Officers working with the local council have helped secure an extension for a closure order relating to a Bournemouth property linked to anti-social behaviour. The extension has been secured in relation to a property in Westbourne, which was first made s...
  • Bilking at Bournemouth restaurant

    26 March 2019
    Officers are issuing a CCTV image after two men made off from a Bournemouth restaurant without paying the bill. At 2.55pm on Monday 18 March 2019 two men entered Miller & Carter in the BH2 complex and ordered food. At 3.39pm the pair ran out of the r...
  • Appeal for information following criminal damage in Poole

    25 March 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a number of vehicles were damaged in the Poole area. Dorset Police received a number of reports of vehicles having been damaged, apparently scratched by a key or other ...
  • Witness appeal following serious collision near Dorchester

    25 March 2019
    Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following a serious road traffic collision near Dorchester. At 4.19pm on Monday 25 March 2019, officers were called to the incident involving a silver Suzuki Jimny car and a red Kawasaki mo...
  • Tribute to woman who died in fatal collision in Christchurch

    25 March 2019
    The family of a woman who died in a fatal collision in Christchurch has named and paid tribute to her. Joy Norman, 82 and of Christchurch, died following a road traffic collision on Somerford Road at around 3.15pm on Monday 18 March 2019. The incident ha...
  • Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Hamworthy

    24 March 2019
    Detectives investigating an aggravated burglary in Hamworthy are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7.30pm yesterday, Saturday 23 March 2019, police were called to an address in Maryland Road in Hamworthy. It w...
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