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  • Update – man due in court in connection with fatal collision near Dorchester

    14 August 2018
    A man is due to appear at court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision near Dorchester. At around 6.25am on Monday 16 October 2017 a road traffic collision occurred on the A352 at Whitcombe. The collision involved a red Honda Civic and a silv...
  • Busy summer emphasises need for police merger

    14 August 2018
    During the busy summer for policing in Dorset discussions have been continuing about the creation of a new force incorporating Dorset Police and Devon & Cornwall Police. Chief Constable James Vaughan said: “The summer months are always some of...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision in Bournemouth

    14 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal collision in Bournemouth. At 8.34am today, Tuesday 14 August 2018, officers were called by the ambulance service to reports of a serious injury road traffic collision on the eastbound...
  • Witness appeal after suspected arson on Portland

    13 August 2018
    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a suspicious fire at a house on Portland. Dorset Police was called at around 6am on Sunday 12 August to an address in Hamcroft, Easton. The fire started in the porch and caused significant damage to the loung...
  • Update – man arrested in connection with reported stabbing in Weymouth released without charge

    13 August 2018
    A man arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing in Weymouth has been released without charge. Officers were called at 2.14pm on Thursday 3 May 2018 to Westwey Road following reports that a man had sustained stab wounds to his leg as he walked along...
  • Witness appeal following fatal collision near Sherborne

    11 August 2018
    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the A352 near Sherborne. Dorset Police was called at 4.58am on Saturday 11 August following reports of a collision between a blue Subaru Impreza and a black Volkswagen Golf at Holnest. The ...
  • Investigation into reported rape near Wareham - update

    10 August 2018
    Detectives investigating a reported rape near Wareham are issuing an update. At 12.03pm on Tuesday 7 August 2018 Dorset Police received a report that an 18-year-old woman had been raped sometime between 10.30am and 11.30am by an unknown man in a wooded a...
  • Witness appeal following burglary in Weymouth

    10 August 2018
    Officers investigating a burglary in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. It was reported that between 7pm yesterday, Thursday 9 August 2018, and 12.45am today, Friday 10 August 2018, a break-in occurred at a h...
  • Family tribute following fatal collision in Crossways

    09 August 2018
    The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Crossways have paid tribute to him. Mark Coombs, 51 and from Weymouth, sadly died when his blue Aprilia motorcycle was involved in a collision with a black Land Rover Discovery at 2.42pm on Tues...
  • Update – man charged in connection with reported assault in Bournemouth

    09 August 2018
    A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with a reported assault in Bournemouth. At 7.07pm on Thursday 2 August 2018 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service of an incident in Wimborne Road in the Kinson area o...
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