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

Two men appear in court in connection with theft offences in Pembrokeshire

Police received a number of calls from retail premises in the Pembrokeshire area on Saturday 22nd February reporting that two men were attempting to steal money using the sleight of hand technique. A vehicle belonging to the suspects was quickly iden…

24 February 2020

UPDATE | Arrests in connection with burglary at Marzano’s Cafe Bar, Llanelli

THREE men are being questioned by police in connection with a burglary in Llanelli this weekend. A cash register containing around £1,500, a charity collection box, and approximately £1,000 worth of stock were stolen from Marzano’s Café Bar in Cowell…

18 February 2020

Two men summonsed to court for theft of quad bike and trailer

TWO men have been summonsed to court for stealing a quad bike and trailer as police continue to crack down on travelling criminals targeting rural communities in Dyfed-Powys. A lengthy investigation has been carried out into the theft of a quad bike…

18 February 2020

Nine Dyfed-Powys Police officers assaulted in one weekend

NINE Dyfed-Powys Police officers were assaulted in five incidents over the weekend, including a Special Constable who was bitten while on her probation period. Officers across the force were punched, kicked, bitten and spat at as they responded to do…

17 February 2020

APPEAL: Sudden death of man rescued from river Tawe, near Ystradgynlais

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in Ystradgynlais. At around 10am this morning (16 January 2020), a man aged in his 60s was seen entering the River Tawe near Gorsedd Park. He was rescued from the water near T…

16 February 2020

The search for Michael O'Leary continues into third week

Michael O’Leary, 55, was reported missing on Monday, 27th January 2020. Andrew Jones, 52, from Carmarthen was charged with his murder on Monday 3rd February 2020. Specialist officers continue to search locations in Carmarthen, including Bronwydd and…

11 February 2020

Latest on search for missing Carmarthenshire man Michael O’Leary

Fifty-five-year-old Michael O’Leary, from Nantgaredig, was reported missing on Monday, January 27. Andrew Jones, 52, from Bronwydd Road, Bronwydd, Carmarthen, was arrested on Thursday, January 30, on suspicion of murder, and appeared in court in Swan…

06 February 2020

Sightings of cyclist sought in search for Mr Michael O’Leary

The search for Mr O’Leary continues and as a result of information received police are releasing a CCTV image. The image shows a person cycling in the area between Capel Dewi and Cwmffrwd on Monday evening, 27th January.   DCI Paul Jones said:“Our pr…

04 February 2020

Cow DNA used to secure criminal prosecution

Dyfed-Powys Police has become the first police force in the UK to use DNA evidence from a stolen cow in a criminal court case. The force used DNA from a £3,000 heifer, which had been retagged by a neighbouring farmer after escaping from a field, to p…

04 February 2020

Man charged with murder in connection with the disappearance of Michael O’Leary

Andrew Jones, 52, from Bronwydd Road, Bronwydd, Carmarthen, has today been charged with the murder of Michael O’Leary from Nantgaredig, who was reported missing on Monday, 27th January, 2020. He will appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court tomorrow, Tue…

03 February 2020

Photo of Michael O'Leary's vehicle released as search continues

Searches are continuing for 55-year-old Michael O’Leary, from Nantgaredig, who has been missing since Monday, January 27. A 52-year-old man from the Carmarthen area was arrested on Thursday, January 30 on suspicion of murder. A warrant of further det…

01 February 2020