Arwel Morgan receives national recognition for saving a woman’s life

A member of public has been recognised nationally for his part in saving a woman from drowning when her car became submerged in flood water. Arwel Morgan has been presented with a silver award at the National Police Chiefs’ Council Police Public Brav…

29 October 2019

Weather warning: Heavy rain across Wales

Please be aware that heavy rain across our area may cause disruption today. Areas of high and low ground are likely to be worst affected, with some localised flooding possible. Driving conditions are expected to deteriorate, with surface water expect…

25 October 2019

CC Mark Collins Responds to HMICFRS Probe in to Police Response to Cyber Crime

In response to the report from HMICFRS, Cyber: Keep the light on - An inspection of the police response to cyber-dependent crime, Chief Constable Mark Collins, Dyfed-Powys Police, said:  “As cyber-crime has become a more widespread issue, the term ha…

24 October 2019

APPEAL: RTC on A4059 between Storey Arms and Hirwaun

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information about a serious road traffic collision on the A4059, around two miles from the junction with the A470, which involved a motorbike and a car.   The collision happened at around 2pm on Wednesday, October…

24 October 2019

Police plea for rural crimes to be reported

CRIME cannot be detected if police don’t know about it – yet one third of rural incidents are never reported. That’s a statistic Dyfed-Powys Police is aiming to break down as it continues to emphasise the importance of reporting crimes in isolated ar…

22 October 2019

Drug driving numbers spark concern for police in Pembrokeshire

16 drivers have been arrested for drink and drug driving in the first three weeks of October, police have revealed. The figure is greater than for the whole of September, causing concern among the local Roads Policing Unit. The Sergeant in charge of…

21 October 2019

Investigating why things happen, not just how things happen is focus for new teams

Dyfed-Powys Police goes live with new policing model; one focused on tackling the issues that have the greatest impact on people’s every-day lives. The issues that repeat themselves time after time and often cause the greatest harm to those who are m…

18 October 2019

Police thank public following court outcome of Ammanford social media video assault

Two men have been sentenced for their role in the assault of a vulnerable man in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, on July 2, 2019. It was filmed and widely shared on social media, sparking complaints to police from the public. 22-year-old Hefin Parker, of…

15 October 2019

Police appeal to identify man from public toilet incident in Newtown

Police in Newtown are appealing for information about a suspicious incident that took place in the public toilets at Gravel car park on Short Bridge Street. At round 12.30pm on Saturday, October 12, a man in his fifties who was performing a sex act o…

14 October 2019

Unite and Stand Together - Say No to Hate Crime

Hate Crime Awareness Week 12th - 19th October 2019 Dyfed-Powys Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will be supporting the National Hate Crime Awareness Week. Police officers will by raising awareness as to what a Hate Crime or…

12 October 2019

HMRC scam calls in Milford Haven

Dyfed-Powys Police is warning of scam phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be from HMRC. A spate of reports have been made this week from people living in Milford Haven in particular. Temporary Sergeant for Milford Haven, Haydon Mathias, said: …

11 October 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn hosts events to celebrate CCTV infrastructure

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has hosted events to mark the official launch of the new CCTV infrastructure in 17 towns throughout Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Powys. When Mr Llywelyn made his election pledge to reins…

10 October 2019

Forty two additional officers announced for Dyfed-Powys Police

The Home Office has today announced forty two additional officers for Dyfed-Powys Police, as part of phase one of the national uplift programme.  Here's our response and that of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys, Dafydd Llywelyn.   …

09 October 2019

CCTV APPEAL: Blue Street assault, Carmarthen

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information following an allegation of assault which occurred in Blue Street, Carmarthen at approximately 11.30pm on Monday, 24th June 2019. A man received minor injuries to his face. Police have followed all possi…

04 October 2019

Police appeal for witnesses to an exchange with a schoolgirl in Llanelli

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a schoolgirl was approached by an unknown male in Bres Street Llanelli between 3pm and 3.20pm on Thursday, October 3. The girl felt unnerved by the incident and ran towards Murray Street. …

04 October 2019

APPEAL: Car arson in Pemberton

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a car fire at Llandafen Road, Pemberton, Llanelli, which occurred at approximately 8.30pm on Sunday, September 29. A Volkswagen Golf was parked in the lane behind the street, when the owner noticed it was alight. T…

04 October 2019

Charged: Merseyside man charged in connection to £75,000 heroin and crack haul

“A Merseyside man has tonight (October 3) been charged in connection to a class A drug haul thought to be worth £75,000 on the streets. Dyfed-Powys Police officers stopped a car travelling between Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil on Wednesday, October 2, wh…

03 October 2019

CROSS BOW AND AXE AMONG ITEMS HANDED TO POLICE DURING KNIFE AMNESTY

A cross bow, surgical knives, and an axe were among the unusual items handed in to Dyfed-Powys Police during a week-long knife amnesty in September. The force took part in the campaign, known as Operation Sceptre, to keep knives and blades out of cir…

03 October 2019

Police target rural issues during national week of action

RURAL crime officers will be carrying out enforcement, prevention and cross border work as part of a national week of action against wildlife and rural crime. Dyfed-Powys Police’s four rural crime teams will be tackling ongoing issues and targeting c…

02 October 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority are working together to target illegal off-roading

Increased patrols from both organisations are taking place on the Preseli Hills to target the illegal use of off-road bikes. PC Esther Davies, Dyfed-Powys Police Rural Crime Team, said: “In addition to a safety hazard to both themselves and others, i…

01 October 2019

Llanelli Heroin Dealers Jailed

Two men have been jailed for a total of ten years for supplying class A drugs in Llanelli (on Friday, 20 September 2019). At the end of a six day trial at Swansea Crown Court, Andrew Brian Taylor, aged 43, of Station Road, Llanelli, was jailed for fi…

01 October 2019