Take a minute to think before clicking a link – online shopping advice ahead of Black Friday

Take a minute to think before clicking a link – that’s the advice from financial and cyber crime experts ahead of the busiest online shopping event of the year. Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police’s Digital and Cyber Communications Unit and Financial Cr…

30 October 2018

CHARGED: Steve Baxter charged with Pendine murder

Dyfed-Powys Police has charged Wayne David Baxter Tidy (Steve Baxter), aged 52, with the murder of Simon Clark. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Llanelli Magistrates’ Courts on the morning of Wednesday, October 31. The murder o…

30 October 2018

APPEAL: death of 69-year-old woman in Hermon, Carmarthenshire

A 69-year-old woman has sadly died at Morriston Hospital on Monday, October 29. She passed away after sustaining burns following an incident at the chip shop in Hermon, Carmarthenshire, at around 1.30pm on Tuesday, October 23. A 70-year-old man has b…

30 October 2018

APPEAL: Llanelli Hit and Run

A male pedestrian was hit by a dark coloured SUV type vehicle outside an Indian restaurant on Thomas Street, Llanelli, at approximately 7.25pm on Saturday, October 27. The vehicle was being driven by a man who did not stop and made off in the general…

30 October 2018

Gideons UK present 500 Bibles to Dyfed-Powys Police

Dyfed-Powys Police Chief Constable Mark Collins and Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn, were grateful to be presented with 500 Bibles by Dewi Jones of The Gideons UK on Friday October 26.   This is the first time the force has been provide…

29 October 2018

Council, Fire and Rescue and Police Achieve White Ribbon Accreditation

A council, a fire and rescue service and a police force have been awarded White Ribbon UK accredited status. Carmarthenshire Council, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Dyfed-Powys Police have all met the standards required to be awarded…

26 October 2018

Appeal to find driver with dash cam footage of Llanelli collision

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for a driver with dash cam footage of a collision on Trostre Road, Llanelli, on Tuesday, October 9 to come forward. A car collided with a pedestrian – a 12-year-old girl – at around 8.30am. Officers have been made awar…

12 October 2018

Stand Together and Say No to Hate Crime – Be Heard

Hate Crime Awareness Week 13th – 20th October Commitment to our communities with new Hate Crime Strategy   Dyfed-Powys Police will show its support and commitment to the National Hate Crime Awareness Week by raising awareness within its’ communities…

12 October 2018

“If in doubt, keep them out!”

“If in doubt, keep them out!” That’s the message from Dyfed-Powys Police as the force takes part in Operation Rogue Trader 2018, a national multi agency campaign designed to coordinate the country’s efforts in stamping out rogue trading and raising a…

12 October 2018

More charges as part of Powys' Op Regent

The dismantling of drugs gangs in Powys is continuing with a further six arrests and charges being made. This brings the total number of people charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs as part of Operation Regent to 19. The most recent arrests…

11 October 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police is supporting World Mental Health Day which falls on Wednesday, October 10th 2018.

The theme for 2018 is Young people and Mental Health in a changing world and the aim is to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today. According to the Mental Health Foundation, surveys suggest that more ch…

10 October 2018

Quick-thinking PCSO saves a man's life ... using a belt and a spoon

A Dyfed-Powys Police PCSO has revealed how he helped save a man’s life using the unlikely tools of a belt and a spoon. PCSO Matthew Kieboom, stationed in Cardigan, has stressed the importance of officers and staff taking close note of a new  catastro…

09 October 2018

5,500-year-old Pentre Ifan burial chamber vandalised

Police, National Park Authority and Cadw officers are investigating damage to a 5,500-year-old monument in Pembrokeshire. Graffiti has been painted on the Pentre Ifan burial chamber near Nevern, and police are appealing for information to find those…

08 October 2018

Witness appeal: Serious collision on A470 at the Pont y Bat junction

We are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision between a motorbike and a car on the A470 earlier today. The collision occurred at the Pont y Bat junction with the A438 at around 11.40am, and involved a Honda motorbike and a black Skoda Fabia…

07 October 2018

Six month jail sentence for driver distracted by mobile phone

A 23-year-old woman has been jailed for six months for causing death by careless driving after being distracted by her mobile phone at the wheel. Gemma Elizabeth Evans, aged 23, of Brecon, pleaded guilty and was sentenced today at Merthyr Crown Court…

05 October 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner are pleased to support the Race Council Cymru celebration of Black History month.

Black History Month is a month long, pan-Wales celebration of the contributions made by people of African descent in Wales.   The launch of the month long celebrations was held today, Monday 1st October, at the Student Union Main Hall, Aberystwyth…

04 October 2018

Man charged with murder and grievous bodily harm following Aberystwyth hotel fire

Dyfed-Powys Police has charged a man with murder and grievous bodily harm with intent following a fire at the Belgrave House Hotel in Aberystwyth. Damion Anthony Harris, aged 31, of Llanbadarn in Aberystwyth, has been charged with the murder of Juoza…

03 October 2018

Two charged with possessing class A drugs with intent to supply following Milford Haven warrant

Two people have been charged with possession with intent to supply class A drugs following a warrant at a home in Milford Haven. Dyfed-Powys Police executed a warrant in Elm Lane on Friday morning (September 28), where five people were arrested. Juni…

02 October 2018

Be a Nice Monster this Halloween - Operation BANG

Dyfed-Powys Police is urging parents to ensure their children are nice monsters when they go trick or treating this Halloween. The force has launched Op BANG – be a nice guy – which aims to tackle antisocial behaviour over Halloween and bonfire night…

01 October 2018

Latest update on police investigation into death of Simon Clark in Pendine

Dyfed-Powys Police is continuing to investigate the death of Simon Clark at Grove Caravan Park in Pendine on Friday 28th September. Police can confirm that one more arrest has been made overnight in connection with the investigation. A  52-year-old f…

01 October 2018