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Fri 24 Oct 2014 New Anti-social Behaviour Legislation Triggers a Stronger Voice for Victims Victims of anti-social behaviour (ASB) have been given a stronger voice thanks to the introduction of the Community Trigger. The new initiative has been introduced in the UK and processes have been put in place in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Powys and Pembrokeshire to allow people to access the... read more >>
Mon 20 Oct 2014 Be a nice guy this Halloween and Fireworks night
Dyfed Powys Police are joining forces with partners to ask people living in Wales to ‘Be A Nice Guy’ this Halloween and bonfire night in Operation B.A.N.G. The force will be working with colleagues in the fire service and local authority to offer advice and guidance on the dos and donts around this... read more >>
Sun 19 Oct 2014 Serious RTC, A40 near Crickhowell Sunday afternoon 19/10/14 At approximately 4.15pm this afternoon, a two vehicle RTC occurred on the A40, near Elvicta Business park, just outside Crickhowell. Cars involved were a blue Renault Clio and a silver Mercedes C270. The 22 year old male driver of the Clio sustained serious injuries and was conveyed to Neville... read more >>
Sun 19 Oct 2014 Serious assault, Penybanc Road, Ammanford, Saturday evening 18/10/14 Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a serious assault that took place at approx. 9.30pm on Saturday evening, October 18, on the driveway of a property in Penybanc Road, Ammanford. A 41 year old man was assaulted and conveyed to Morriston hospital, where he remains in a serious condition. Two men... read more >>
Fri 17 Oct 2014 Dyfed-Powys Police urge public to be vigilant in relation to phone scams Phone scams are a type of fraud which is also known as courier fraud or vishing and often targets the elderly and vulnerable. The victim receives a phone call from fraudsters who say they are from their bank or the police. They tell the victim that they are calling because there has been suspicious... read more >>
Wed 15 Oct 2014 Hate Crime Awareness Week 11-18th October Dyfed Powys Police will show its support and commitment to the National Hate Crime Awareness Week by launching a factsheet about “Mate Crime”. Hate crime can destroy lives, instil fear and can break down the fabric of our communities and neighbourhoods. Hate crime affects all communities and if not... read more >>
Tue 14 Oct 2014 Update - Gloucester Constabulary investigation concludes into Pembrokeshire County Council Following receipt of new information relating to Pembrokeshire County Council and the Public Interest report published by the Wales Audit Office early this year, Dyfed-Powys Police decided that the matters should be investigated ‘in the public interest’ to ascertain whether or not any criminal... read more >>
Mon 13 Oct 2014 Dyfed Powys Police supports fight against Modern day Slavery Dyfed Powys Police are asking residents to help in their fight against modern day slavery during a week of activity in October. Detective Chief Inspector Shane Williams said, “Modern Day Slavery can take place in any part of the UK, and there have been a number of recent examples in the news of it... read more >>
Fri 10 Oct 2014 Robbery Spar Stores Caersws 07.10.14 - description of offender “Police are continuing to investigating a robbery which occurred in the Spar Stores, Station Road, Caersws, Powys at approximately 7am on Thursday 9th October 2014. A male entered the stores, threatened the cashier and made off with a number of cigarettes and a small amount of cash. The cashier was... read more >>
Fri 10 Oct 2014 Fatal Incident on the A48 Carmarthenshire “At approximately 9.20pm Thursday 9th October police received a report of a male walking on the eastbound A48 near the junction with the Botanic Garden, Carmarthenshire. Upon arrival the male was found dead at the scene and several motorists had stopped to assist. He is believed to be a 30 year... read more >>
Thu 09 Oct 2014 Robbery Spar Stores Caersws “Police are investigating a robbery which occurred in the Spar Stores, Station Road, Caersws, Powys at approximately 7am this morning (9th October 2014). A male entered the stores, threatened the cashier and made off with a number of cigarettes and a small amount of cash. The cashier was uninjured... read more >>
Wed 08 Oct 2014 Serious RTC A4077 Crickhowell to Gilwern road Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a serious RTC that occurred at approx. 16:41 this afternoon on the A4077 Crickhowell to Gilwern road. A blue Renault Clio collided with a tree, and the female driver sustained serious injuries. She was airlifted to the Heath hospital. Anyone who witnessed the RTC... read more >>
Tue 07 Oct 2014 The All-Wales School Liaison Core Programme Since 2007, there has been a dramatic drop in the number of first time youth offenders in Wales. Recent figures published by the Ministry of Justice show there were 1,718 first time youth offenders in 2012 across the four Welsh Police Force areas – a 70% decrease from the 5,694 in 2007.  Wales... read more >>
Mon 06 Oct 2014 Burglary Richmond Park Carmarthen 5th/6th October Police are investigating a burglary which occurred sometime overnight 5th/6th October in Richmond Park School, Carmarthen. A number of IMAC PC’s were stolen along with other computer equipment. "This crime has understandably shocked the teachers, pupils and parents” said Sergeant Andy Davies. “I... read more >>
Thu 02 Oct 2014 Police launch campaign targeting motorists who use phones whilst driving
Dyfed Powys Police is supporting the All Wales Anti Mobile Phone Driving Campaign which is being led by North Wales Police, in partnership with Road Safety Wales. The two-week all-Wales enforcement campaign is urging all road users to ‘keep their eyes on the road’ and not be distracted by... read more >>