Crime

Serious sexual offences and stalking and harassment offences have decreased in Dorset over the last year Picture: Dorset Police

Dorset police remains committed to “relentlessly pursue” offenders who commit violence against women and girls

DORSET Police is encouraging women and girls across the county to come forward and speak to officers if…

The generator and compressor were stolen from a farm in Marnhull. Picture: Dorset Police

Police appeal after generator stolen from farm in Marnhull

A GENERATOR has been stolen from a North Dorset farm. The generator and compressor were taken from a property in…

Police dogs from across the south west - including Dorset and Somerset - have been in Paris ahead of the Olympic Games. Picture: Dorset Police

Dorset and Somerset police dogs help Paris prepare for 2024 Olympics

POLICE dogs from Dorset and Somerset have been patrolling the streets and stadiums of Paris as the city prepares…

Man ordered to pay £4,000 compensation over Dorchester graffiti

A 20-YEAR-old man has been ordered to pay more than £4,000 in compensation after admitting 10 counts of criminal…

Police are advising members of the public not to purchase any medication being offered for sale in suspicious circumstances and to report it to police Picture: Dorset Police

Witness appeal following cash and medicine raid on Shaftesbury pharmacy

POLICE are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following…

David Hedges, of Dilton Marsh, has been jailed for 28 years. Picture: Wiltshire Police

David Hedges, 57, jailed for 28 years for abusing girls over decades

DAVID Hedges has been jailed for 28 years in prison for abusing girls – including one under 13 -…

Officers are keen to trace this person after a burglary at Creams in Dorchester. Picture: Dorset Police

CCTV appeal after burglary at Creams cafe in Dorchester

POLICE are keen to trace this person after a burglary at a Dorchester café. The incident happened at the Creams…

Drugs and cash seized in Dorchester raid

POLICE have seized suspected class A and class B drugs, as well…

The man, in his 70s, was found in a lake at the Warmwell Holiday Park. Pictures: Google

Dorset holiday park murder probe: Pair released after death of man in his 70s

TWO people arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died at a Dorset holiday park have been…

Serial Dorset and Somerset burglar jailed

A MAN has been jailed after admitting carrying out multiple burglaries across Dorset and Somerset. Luke Spencer, of Corfe Mullen,…