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  • Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

    23 May 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Update – arrest following reported assault on police officer in Poole

    23 May 2019
    A man has been arrested in connection with the alleged assault of a police officer in Poole. The incident occurred in the area of Lagland Street at around 11.45pm on Friday 17 May 2019. Officers had attended following reports of suspected drug-related a...
  • Weymouth to receive enhanced town centre patrols as part of ‘100 days of summer’ policing campaign

    22 May 2019
    Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Team will be providing an improved visible presence in the town centre this summer in a bid to reduce anti-social and criminal behaviour. The initiative, called ‘100 days of summer’, will see officers on dedica...
  • Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Wareham

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating a serious injury collision near Wareham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. The collision occurred at around 9.45am on Wednesday 22 May 2019 on the A351 between Wareham and Stoboroug...
  • Update - image appeal following reported fail-to-stop collision in Gillingham

    22 May 2019
    Officers investigating a reported fail-to-stop collision in Gillingham say a man has come forward.    At around 11.30am on Friday 12 April 2019 a woman was driving her silver Kia Sportage near the riding stables off Common Mead Lane when she pulled in beh...
  • Do It Online this bank holiday weekend

    22 May 2019
    This bank holiday weekend, Dorset Police wants to remind residents and visitors to the area should they need to contact the police and it’s not an emergency to Do lt Online. During public and school holidays the number of people out and about, and...
  • Robbery in Poole – witness appeal

    22 May 2019
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a robbery in Poole. At 6.20pm on Saturday 18 May 2019 the victim - a local man aged in his 30s - was walking along Stanfield Close at the junction of Stanfield Road using his mobile phone w...
  • Witness appeal following alleged assault at Poole bar

    22 May 2019
    Detectives investigating an alleged assault at a bar in Poole are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Police were called at around 2am on Saturday 18 May 2019 to Le Bateau on Commercial Road following reports a fight had broken out between two m...
  • Update - witness appeal following reported serious assault in Poole

    22 May 2019
    Detectives investigating a reported serious assault in Poole have made two further arrests. Dorset Police was called at 12.20am on Sunday 19 May 2019 to reports of a stabbing outside The Cabin in Old Orchard. A local man aged in his 30s sustained stab i...
  • £330,000 saved from the hands of fraudsters thanks to new partnership

    21 May 2019
    A new partnership between local banks and Dorset Police has prevented over £330,000 getting into the hands of fraudsters in the first four months of this year. The scheme, known as the ‘banking protocol’; trains bank staff to spot when ...
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