Police investigate sudden deaths of a man and woman in Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the sudden deaths of two people in Llanelli. Officers were called to Lakefield Place at just after 8.30pm on Sunday, December 29. The bodies of a 58-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman were found inside a property…

31 December 2019

21 sentenced for trafficking and selling class A drugs in rural Powys

Some 21 members of a county lines drugs gang that was infiltrating rural towns in Powys have been sentenced (on Friday, December 20, 2019). 17 pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine. Six defendants stood trial. Five were found guil…

23 December 2019

Police release pilot podcast to help parents keep up with the kids

With Christmas around the corner and gadgets weighing heavily in Santa’s sack, Dyfed-Powys Police has released a pilot podcast to help parents keep up with their children’s habits online. 999FM brings together the All Wales Schools Programme, a polic…

20 December 2019

Celebrating dedication and commitment - Long Service in Dyfed Powys Police

Each year Dyfed-Powys Police recognises and celebrates deserving and eligible staff with a Long Service Award. This year the event took place at Police HQ in Carmarthen on December 18, and family and friends were invited to attend the ceremony to see…

19 December 2019

Police urge revellers to think before they act on Black Friday

POLICE are urging revellers to think before they act this weekend, as they reveal the number of assaults with injuries reported on Black Friday over the past four years. As part of Dyfed-Powys Police’s Just Walk Away campaign – highlighting the impac…

18 December 2019

My husband’s death turned our lives upside down: Assault victim's wife backs police campaign

THIS time two years ago, Christine and Vaughan Edwards’ home was beautifully decorated for the festivities. There was a Christmas tree in every room, twinkling lights, and Vaughan’s quirky Bing Crosby ornament had pride of place in the kitchen. The c…

18 December 2019

My husband's assault shouldn't have happened to anyone

In the early stages of pregnancy, and with a one-year-old at home, Stacey Williams spent three days in hospital willing her husband to recover from an assault. Mrs Williams, from Llanelli, faced her worst nightmare when her husband Paul came home fro…

16 December 2019

An assault could have left my children without a father

“If I’d lost my life, I’d have left my children without a father – and for what?” Those are the stark words of a Llanelli man who was assaulted on a night out. Paul Williams, aged 36, was left with four bleeds on the brain, multiple head and facial…

13 December 2019

Head of volunteer police faces public disciplinary hearing over allegations of gross misconduct

Following a thorough and swift investigation into two allegations made about his conduct, Dyfed-Powys Police’s Special Chief Officer Cairn Newton-Evans has this morning faced a public disciplinary hearing.   On 28 November SCO Newton-Evans was served…

12 December 2019

PCC responds to community concerns - outreach van to be placed in Station Rd, Llanelli in run-up to Christmas

Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn has instigated additional partnership working in Llanelli in response to local concerns relating to substance misuse. Dyfed Powys Police is proudly teaming up with Dyfed Drug and Alcohol Service (DDAS),…

11 December 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police launches campaign against alcohol-related violence

Could you live with yourself if you killed or seriously injured someone on a night out? That’s the reality for more than 130 people across the Dyfed-Powys Police area, whose Christmas drinks led to a serious assault last year. The force has today lau…

11 December 2019

SENTENCED | Carmarthenshire Quad Bike Burglar

A man has been sentenced to three years and five months in prison for his part in committing rural burglaries across Carmarthenshire. Jeffrey Wayne Bevan was sentenced at Swansea Crown Court on Friday, December 6 for a number of burglaries, thefts an…

10 December 2019

UPDATE | Arrest made for Sexual Assault in Milford Haven

UPDATE | A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. He was arrested in the Grimsby area and was released on police bail on Saturday, December 7. The arrest was made in connection with a report of a 16-year-old girl being sexu…

09 December 2019

Police call on public to sign up for free counter terrorism training

An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time and Dyfed-Powys Police want you to sign up and help protect the UK. Devised by CT officers and security experts, the ACT Awareness eLearning p…

09 December 2019

APPEAL: Sexual assault in Milford Haven

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted near the tennis courts at Pill Lane, Milford Haven. A man groped the girl over her clothes sometime between 4pm and 4.30pm on Monday, December 2. She got away safely…

05 December 2019

Welshpool: Four in custody after major drugs operation

Four men are in custody following a drugs bust in Welshpool thought to be the biggest of its kind by Dyfed-Powys Police due to the scale of the operation.  Around 75 police officers were at Leighton Arches Caravan Park at 7am this morning to execute…

04 December 2019

Nominations for Dyfed-Powys Police's #WeCare award are open

Dyfed-Powys Police is celebrating the work of officers and staff with the launch of the #WeCare award – but your help is needed. Anyone who has come in contact with the force is encouraged to nominate individuals who have gone above and beyond to pro…

02 December 2019

APPEAL | 89-year-old woman burgled in Milford Haven

An 89-year-old woman has been burgled in Milford Haven and police are urgently appealing for any information to help catch the suspect. At around 5.30am this morning (Sunday, December 1) someone entered the elderly lady’s home on Marble Hall Road, wo…

01 December 2019