Police seize 100 cannabis plants from Carmarthenshire farm

Police have seized 100 cannabis plants after finding a large cultivation on a Carmarthenshire farm. Dyfed-Powys Police officers attended the farm, between Pontarddulais and Tycroes, on an unrelated matter on Tuesday, September 15. While at the proper…

16 September 2020

Off-duty officer praised for finding vulnerable missing teen next to busy dual carriageway

An off-duty student police officer has been praised after finding a vulnerable missing teenager on the side of a busy dual carriageway. The Dyfed-Powys Police officer, who joined the force in January, pulled over on the A40 near St Clears after spott…

15 September 2020

Dyfed-Powys Police backs Project EDWARD for a week of action aimed at those who drive for work

Dyfed-Powys Police is supporting the Project EDWARD road safety initiative which takes place across the UK throughout this week (Monday to Friday, 14 to 18 September). The goal is to achieve a week where no one loses their life – or is seriously inju…

14 September 2020

PC bitten by dog while warning owner over dangerous animal

A man has been arrested after a police officer was bitten by a dog in Tregaron. The Dyfed-Powys Police PC had attended the house to warn the dog owner after a postal worker was bitten by the same animal. But as he arrived at the property, the dog ran…

14 September 2020

Jewellery of high sentimental value stolen from elderly couple's home

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information over a burglary which saw a quantity of cash and jewellery of significant sentimental value stolen. The burglary of a property near the Llwyndafydd Inn, Saron, happened on Saturday, 22 August, between 1…

14 September 2020

Police commissioner commits £10,000 to community projects in Aberystwyth

Community groups in Aberystwyth will soon have the chance to apply for funds from a pot of £10,000 committed by Dyfed-Powys Police Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn. The commissioner has called on groups to take advantage of funding for p…

14 September 2020

Man jailed after following lone student and touching her in Tesco

A man who watched and followed several women around a supermarket before targeting a lone student and touching her has been jailed for six months. Martin Rhys Roberts, of Trevaughan, left the victim feeling “scared and helpless” after following her f…

08 September 2020

Booked on a NDORS classroom course in September or October? We need you to get in touch!

Since the beginning of the #COVID19 pandemic, face to face courses for the National Driver Offender Re-training Scheme have been suspended, and we won’t be holding these for the foreseeable future. We’ve introduced the option of completing your cours…

08 September 2020

Project Diogel highlights organised crime across the region

The charity Crimestoppers is today launching a fresh campaign across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to highlight the issue of organised crime and is asking for your help by reporting any information about suspected criminal acti…

07 September 2020

Survivors praised as sexual abuser is jailed 30 years after offences

The bravery and determination of two survivors in speaking out about sexual abuse they suffered more than 30 years ago has been praised by police as a man is jailed for 12 years. Dyfed-Powys Police has commended the man and woman for their courage in…

07 September 2020

‘We will continue rising to the challenge’: Class A dug dealers jailed

THE arrest of a Liverpool uncle and nephew has led to the shut-down of an entire illegal drug smuggling route into Carmarthenshire. The pair were jailed for supplying heroin and crack cocaine just five weeks after their arrest. They received sentence…

04 September 2020

Mass Gathering of Teens at a Llanelli Quarry

We're urging parents to be aware of their teenage children’s whereabouts, following reports a mass gathering is planned at a Llanelli quarry tonight (Friday, 4 September). Gathering in large groups is still not allowed under coronavirus regulations,…

04 September 2020

Response to the publication of the Officer and Staff Safety Review (OSSR)

From Chief Constable Mark Collins “I welcome the publication of this report. “The dangers our officers and staff face as they go about their work are unfortunately well documented, and in a rural area, the perils of remote working mean that any addit…

02 September 2020

Police action to stop mass gatherings of teenagers in Burry Port

Police in Burry Port are monitoring reports of mass gatherings planned in the town, after around 200 teenagers had to be moved on earlier this week. Officers are following up on all information received about further plans for teens to meet in large…

28 August 2020

Assault charge as man found with head injuries in Llanelli street

Police in Llanelli have charged a man after a 36-year-old was found in the street with head injuries. Dyfed-Powys Police received a report that a man was laying on the pavement on the corner of Copperworks Road and New Dock Road at around 10am yester…

28 August 2020

Major incident declared as emergency services respond to diesel train fire

Emergency services are currently dealing with a train fire in Llangennech. The incident was reported at just before 11.20pm on Wednesday, August 26, when three carriages of a diesel train were alight. Dyfed-Powys Police, British Transport Police and…

27 August 2020

CCTV appeal: Burglary at Tenby lifeboat station

Dyfed-Powys Police have released images of people they would like to speak to in relation to a break-in at Tenby lifeboat station. At around 2am on August 10, the RNLI station on Castle Hill was broken into, and money was taken from the charity donat…

26 August 2020

Man jailed after using pepper spray in the street

A MAN who pepper-sprayed someone in a Pembrokeshire street has been sentenced to 12 months in prison. Gareth Brian Roberts, aged 28, sprayed the noxious liquid into the man’s face in Charles Street, Milford Haven, during the afternoon of Saturday, 30…

24 August 2020

Police stop man drug driving three times in three weeks

A man who was caught drug driving three times in three weeks by Pembrokeshire Roads Policing officers, has been disqualified from driving for three years. Dyfed-Powys Police officers described 27 year old Anthony Joseph Thompson as having no regard f…

21 August 2020

Three year ban for Carmarthen man driving under the influence of cannabis

A man who was caught driving twice while under the influence of drugs has been banned from getting behind the wheel for three years. Dyfed-Powys Police officers stopped a Hyundai Tucson being driven by Jonathon Myles Griffiths at Barn Lake Point on F…

21 August 2020