A man has died in Ystradgynlais collision

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision, which occurred on Saturday, March 30 at around 9pm on Neath Road, Ystradgynlais. The incident involved a Red Renault Clio and a pedestrian. Sadly, the male pedestrian passed a…

31 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police brings 21 members of an organised crime group to justice, and takes them and the drugs they supplied off the streets of Llanelli

The final phase of sentencing took place today (March 29) at Swansea Crown Court for Operation Cryptic, which has seen 21 defendants sentenced to over 70 years between them. The sentencing for this operation has been taking place over a number of mon…

29 March 2019

Four CCTV Cameras for Cardigan

Four new cameras are being installed in Cardigan as part of the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn’s key pledge to reinvest in a public CCTV system. The work has commenced this week on the installation programme in the town wh…

29 March 2019

Rape Investigation, Sandy Water Park, Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating an allegation of rape at Sandy Water Park, Llanelli, which was reported to them at around midnight this morning (March 28). A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman, and remains in police…

28 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police launches the 'Herbert Protocol' forcewide

A new missing person's protocol for people living with Dementia has been introduced across the Dyfed-Powys Police area.  The Herbert Protocol (named after George Herbert, a War veteran of the Normandy landings, who lived with Dementia)  is a nationa…

27 March 2019

STATEMENT: Incident in Seaside, Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police is of some concern in relation to an incident in Llanelli, this morning (March 26). Officers were called to Burry Street, shortly after 2am today in response to a man making threatening comments. Firearms officers attended the scen…

26 March 2019

Phone scam warning - and three arrested for attempted frauds

Dyfed-Powys Police is currently dealing with a number of attempted frauds against elderly people in South Powys. The fraudsters are phoning elderly people claiming to be police officers from a Fraud Unit. They are then pers…

21 March 2019

CHARGED: Birmingham man charged in connection to County Lines drug supply in Llanelli

An 18-year-old Birmingham man was arrested and charged within three days last week, in connection to County Lines drug supply in Llanelli. Harrison James Coe, aged 18, of Sutton Coldfield, was remanded in to custody on Friday, March 15, and is due to…

19 March 2019

Burglary of 11 off-road bikes in Rhayader

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary in Rhayader where £100,000 worth of goods were stolen. In the early hours of Sunday, March 17, 11 bright orange off-road KTM bikes, worth £9,000 each, were stolen from Sycamore Garage in Rhayader. Police…

18 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Dyfed-Powys Police Chief Constable Mark Collins attended a ceremony hosted by the 106 Brigade on Wednesday February 20 in Dering Lines, Brecon, where he signed the Armed Forces Covenant as a commitment to support the armed forces community. It recogn…

14 March 2019

Installation of CCTV in Newtown has started this week

The installation of seven new hi-tech CCTV cameras has begun this week in Newtown. Contractor Baydale Control Systems Ltd has started the installation work on the seven locations, which have been identified through a crime pattern analysis.  Their in…

14 March 2019

APPEAL: Man attacked with smashed glass, Haverfordwest

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses who may have information about an assault in Haverfordwest town centre on Sunday, February 17. Sometime between 3am and 4.20am a man aged in his 20s was chased from the Picton Place taxi rank to the Castl…

14 March 2019

APPEAL: Serious Assault at New Quay Charity Football Event

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating after a man was seriously assaulted at a charity football event in New Quay.  At around 11.30pm on Saturday, March 9, the victim, a man, was punched to the head and bitten by a man at a marquee, which was near to t…

13 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police Launch the ‘HeForShe’ Campaign on International Women’s Day 2019

On International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March 2019, Dyfed-Powys Police is launching the ‘HeForShe’ campaign. The aim of International Woman’s Day this year is ‘Balance for Better’ which, while celebrating women’s achievements, also calls for a more…

08 March 2019

Aberystwyth Hotel Fire: Man sentenced to 21 years in prison

Man sentenced to 21 years in prison following the death of 48 year-old Juozas Tunaitis, in Aberystwyth hotel fire. Detective Inspector Jonathan Rees, Ceredigion C.I.D said “Damion Harris has today received an extended sentence of 21 years in prison a…

06 March 2019

Police CCTV installed in last three towns in Pembrokeshire

Work is almost complete on the installation of new CCTV cameras in the last three towns in Pembrokeshire. Ten cameras will have been fitted in total - four in Pembroke, four in Pembroke Dock and two in Fishguard. The camera locations have been decide…

06 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police to take part in national knife amnesty Op Sceptre

Dyfed-Powys Police is cracking down on illegal possession of knives as part of Operation Sceptre, a national a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17. The aim of the week is to increase awareness about the dangers of carrying knives and the law…

05 March 2019

Police appeal for information on Haverfordwest arson

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating an arson that happened between 4-6.15pm on Wednesday, February 27 at an empty building on Barn Street, Haverfordwest.   House to house enquiries have been made as part of the investigation.   Fire were at…

04 March 2019

Borth stabbing update

A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of GBH in Borth has been transferred from police custody to the care of health professionals where he is receiving medical treatment. He is not in the community and does not present an ongoing risk to the publi…

02 March 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police proud of Welsh identity, and committed to providing services in Welsh

We are a proud bilingual workplace, and have always been committed to providing proactive, high-quality Welsh language services to all our customers. 32% of Dyfed-Powys’ communities can speak Welsh, with the highest proportions in Ceredigion and Carm…

01 March 2019