Courage of Child Victims of Sex Offences Commended by Police

The courage of three victims has been commended by the police officers who investigated their case, following the sentencing of a ‘predatory’ child abuser. 54-year-old Peter Lewis, of Tirgof, Llangennech, will serve a 27 year extended sentence for ra…

23 April 2019

POLICE ASK FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT TO PREVENT RAVES

Police are urging members of the public from across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to help them prevent illegal raves from setting up in their communities. As part of the operation, called #OpFlamenco, people living in rural com…

17 April 2019

54 month jail sentence for Ceredigion arsonist Luke Cuber-Hives

In the early hours of November 27, 2018 Luke Cuber-Hives burgled and set fire to the Riverside Health Shop in Adpar, Ceredigion. An extensive enquiry received the support of the local community, who identified his involvement in further theft and fra…

16 April 2019

APPEAL: Fatal Motorbike Collision, Kilgetty

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information about a fatal motorbike collision on the A477 in Kilgetty. The collision, involving a green Honda motorbike, which had been travelling west towards Kilgetty, was reported just after 12.08pm today (April…

15 April 2019

APPEAL: Criminal Damage to Cofiwch Dryweryn Memorial

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating criminal damage to the Cofiwch Dryweryn memorial on the A487 near Llanrhystud. Officers are aware that the memorial has been repeatedly damaged with graffiti over the last few months and that this is causing signif…

13 April 2019

APPEAL: Fatal RTC between Waun Fawr and Bow Street

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a fatal collision involving a cyclist and two cars on the A487 between Waun Fawr and Bow Street, at around 5.35pm yesterday (April 11).   They had been travelling from the direction of Bow Street towards Aber…

12 April 2019

Officers and staff from tragic Llangammarch Wells house fire in October 2017, recognised in Commendation Ceremony for their bravery, professionalism and commitment

In the early hours of Monday October 30 2017, a horrific fire engulfed the house at Pointyn Farm, Llangammarch Wells, and a father and five of his young children tragically perished as a result of it. Miraculously, there were three child survivors of…

11 April 2019

APPEAL: Fatal RTC Ffostrassol

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information about a fatal collision on the A486, next to Ffostrassol Football Club, which happened at around 10pm last night (April 10 2019). The incident involved a blue Ford Ranger, which was travelling from the…

11 April 2019

Old-fashioned policing and community support solved Pendine murder and manhunt

Old-fashioned policing and community support helped Dyfed-Powys Police solve a murder and manhunt in Pendine, Carmarthenshire. On Thursday, September 27, 2018, Simon Clark, aged 54, was beaten, stabbed and killed at his home. What unfolded was a comp…

09 April 2019

Pembrokeshire Division celebrates exceptional effort and achievement by officer’s, support staff and volunteers.

The Pembrokeshire Divisional Awards Ceremony was held at the De Valence Pavilion, Upper Frog Street, Tenby on Friday 15th March 2019. The event celebrated the exceptional effort and achievement given on a daily basis, during 2018, by officer’s, suppo…

09 April 2019

Police launch Cuckoo Watch in fight against County Lines

POLICE in Llanelli have asked the community to act as their eyes and ears as a Cuckoo Watch scheme is launched in the town. Officers have started an initiative to gather intelligence around cuckooing – a phrase linked with the County Lines drugs phen…

08 April 2019

IOPC launches ‘Make Yourself Heard’ campaign to raise awareness of silent 999 system

A national campaign to raise awareness of a system to help people alert police when in imminent danger but unable to speak, is being launched by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today (8th April 2019). The Silent Solution system enab…

08 April 2019

Newtown ‘Behave Or Be Banned’ (BOBB ) scheme

Under the BOBB scheme Response officers and Neighbourhood Policing Teams work closely with businesses to reduce violence and disorder in pubs and clubs. The scheme sees people banned from pubs, clubs and bars for bad behaviour. If anyone is arrested…

04 April 2019

Death of 13 year old girl in Pembroke Dock

Dyfed-Powys Police is currently investigating the sudden death of a 13-year-old girl in Pennar, Pembroke Dock. Officers responded to an emergency call and arrived at scene at 6.45pm on Wednesday, April 3. Sadly, she was confirmed dead at her home by…

03 April 2019

National award for designing out crime at Newtown development

A POLICE officer whose role is to design out crime at new housing developments has received national recognition for his work in Newtown. PC Rob Chapman  - Designing Out Crime Officer for Carmarthenshire and Powys – was recognised with the Small Deve…

03 April 2019

More than 660 knives and blades handed in across Dyfed-Powys during Operation Sceptre.

More than 660 knives and blades were handed in across Dyfed-Powys Police as part of Operation Sceptre. The force took part in the national knife crime awareness and amnesty campaign from March 11 to 17, visiting shops, schools, youth clubs and partne…

02 April 2019

Multi-agency frontline workers trained to spot signs of serious and organised crime

MORE than 200 frontline workers have been trained in spotting the signs of County Lines drug dealing, organised crime gangs and extremism. Social workers, probation officers, health visitors, housing officers and staff who work with potentially vulne…

01 April 2019

A man has died in Ystradgynlais collision

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision, which occurred on Saturday, March 30 at around 9pm on Neath Road, Ystradgynlais. The incident involved a Red Renault Clio and a pedestrian. Sadly, the male pedestrian passed a…

31 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police brings 21 members of an organised crime group to justice, and takes them and the drugs they supplied off the streets of Llanelli

The final phase of sentencing took place today (March 29) at Swansea Crown Court for Operation Cryptic, which has seen 21 defendants sentenced to over 70 years between them. The sentencing for this operation has been taking place over a number of mon…

29 March 2019

Four CCTV Cameras for Cardigan

Four new cameras are being installed in Cardigan as part of the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn’s key pledge to reinvest in a public CCTV system. The work has commenced this week on the installation programme in the town wh…

29 March 2019