Man issued with two COVID-19 fines in 24 hours as police thank those following new legislation

A man has been issued with two fines in 24 hours for flouting Coronavirus legislation, as police thank those who are following the new rules. Dyfed-Powys Police officers in Carmarthenshire stopped the 22-year-old from Llanelli twice for being out of…

03 April 2020

CCTV and local knowledge identified suspect in Bryn petrol garage burglary

Police identified a man who broke into a petrol station using a crowbar thanks to CCTV footage and good local knowledge. Gary Patterson, aged 33, admitted breaking into Bryn Gelli services, where he stole money from a till and a charity collection. D…

01 April 2020

Reassurance and advice to people at risk of domestic abuse during Coronavirus isolation period

Reassurance is being offered to people at risk of domestic abuse during the Coronavirus isolation period. Dyfed-Powys Police has seen a decrease in reports of domestic abuse since the government enforced its social distancing measures, however there…

30 March 2020

Two arrested for drug possession as police conduct Coronavirus stops

POLICE carrying out Coronavirus social distancing compliance checks arrested two men on suspicion of possessing cannabis with intent to supply. Dyfed-Powys Police officers were carrying out vehicle stop checks along the Newtown bypass on Sunday after…

30 March 2020

‘PEMBROKESHIRE is currently closed to visitors’

‘PEMBROKESHIRE is currently closed to visitors’ is the message from Dyfed-Powys Police as officers work to prevent the spread of Coronavirus within the county.                                                                                           …

27 March 2020

Pembrokshire police arrest man of interest to eight forces

A Pembrokeshire police officer identified and arrested a man suspected to be part of a criminal group after recognising his distinctive tattoo. The man was of interest to eight other forces, having travelled through after committing offences, and was…

27 March 2020

#StayHomeSaveLives | Officers conduct high visibility patrols across Dyfed-Powys as part of national Coronavirus action

From today (Thursday, March 26) officers will be conducting high visibility patrols across the Dyfed-Powys Force area as part of national action in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The force is determined to dramatically reduce the amount of peo…

26 March 2020

Warnings issued as Powys police clamp down on illegal of-roaders

THREE people have been issued with warnings as police in Powys call for joint working to clamp down on illegal off-roading. Targeted patrols were carried out in the Kerry Ridgeway on Sunday, March 22, following ongoing concerns of people riding off-r…

25 March 2020

Jail for man who armed himself with knives hours after being released from custody

A MAN who was found armed with three knives just hours after being released from police custody for possessing cannabis has been jailed. Justin Cadwell, aged 23, of Picton Close in Milford Haven, was arrested for the second time in a day after poli…

24 March 2020

"Now is the time for us all to pull together" | Message from CC Mark Collins on COVID19

Chief Constable Mark Collins said “The pace at which the situation has unfolded over the last week has been unprecedented, and this is a situation that the majority of us could never have anticipated. “I understand that our communities are being aske…

24 March 2020

Six year jail sentence for attack on dad-of-six

A MAN who left a father-of-six with multiple bleeds on the brain after an unprovoked assault in Llanelli has been jailed for six years. Connor Scott Jones, aged 21, of Y Fan, caused such serious injuries to Paul Williams on April 29, 2019, that the v…

23 March 2020

CCTV identifies Rhondda man on crime spree in Carmarthen

CCTV footage led police to identify and arrest a Rhondda man who went on a crime spree while sofa surfing in Carmarthen. Dyfed-Powys Police officers swiftly identified prolific offender Martin Clee, from Mountain Ash, as a suspect while investigating…

18 March 2020

Wales-wide campaign turns the tide on trafficking

A new campaign designed to turn the tide on trafficking and exploitation in Wales has launched. The charity Crimestoppers is asking people to be on the look-out for suspicious activities and pass on what they know about modern slavery. This campaign…

16 March 2020

Police appeal following attempted robbery in Milford Haven 6.3.20

“Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating an attempted robbery which occurred in an unlit lane between Waterloo Road and Deri Park, Hakin, Milford Haven last night, 6th March 2020. Sometime between 7.00pm and 8.00pm, the 32-year-old male victim was walkin…

07 March 2020

Chief Constable Mark Collins visits Buckingham Palace, to receive his Queen’s Police Medal

Today (Thursday March 5) Chief Constable Mark Collins received his Queen’s Police Medal from His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales. Reflecting on the experience, he said: “What an honour to attend Buckingham Palace and receive the Queen’s Police Me…

05 March 2020

Dyfed-Powys Police successful in Home Office funding bid for additional Tasers.

Superintendent Jon Cummins, Specialist Operations lead said:   “We welcome the announcement of 120 additional  Tasers for the force.  Taser can be a valuable and effective option for police officers when dealing with violence or threats of violence.…

03 March 2020

Appeal: Serious collision B4336 Llanllwni to Llanfihangel

Did you see a collision between a car and a van on the B4336 between Llanllwni and Llanfihangel ar Arth this afternoon (Saturday, February 29)? A Volkswagen Polo and a Ford Transit collided at around 12.16pm, with the driver of the Polo suffering ser…

29 February 2020

Jail for man with kitchen knife who demanded a lift across Llanelli

A man who showed a driver an eight inch kitchen knife and demanded a lift across Llanelli minutes after stealing 200 cigarettes and tobacco from a shop has been jailed. Patrick Duffy, aged 26, made a driver fear he would be hurt if he did not comply…

28 February 2020

Force rolls out heritage crime training

THE importance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites is being highlighted to Dyfed-Powys Police officers as part of a heritage crime training programme. Ten officers and PCSOs from Pembrokeshire took part in the first Heritage Watch training…

25 February 2020

Police step up patrols at historic sites following damage

POLICE patrols will be carried out at two historically important sites following reports of graffiti and criminal damage. Soil has been dug up at an Iron Age site to create ramps for off road bikers, and an inter-war period building in Pembrokeshire…

25 February 2020