Gordon Fleming, 66, pleads guilty to child sex offences

Gordon Fleming, aged 66, appeared before Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday, April 25, and pleaded guilty to child sexual offences committed in the Powys area in the 1970s. He is on remand until his next court appearance, scheduled for Tuesda…

28 April 2017

Welshpool Police Station reopens after improvements as part of a Police Estate Modernisation Programme across Dyfed-Powys

Welshpool Police officers and staff have returned to the station following improvement works. The station has been closed since 9th January 2017 and the Neighbourhood Policing team has been working from the nearby Fire Brigade Station. Inspector Jona…

27 April 2017

Middleton Gets Nine Year Sentence for Vicious Llanelli Attack

Joshua Middleton, aged 21, of Gwscwm Park, Burry Port, has received a nine year prison sentence after pleading guilty to committing grievous bodily harm with intent. Middleton attacked the 32-year-old male victim outside the Gaol House licensed premi…

26 April 2017

Police Forensics Seal the Deal for Crowley

Kenneth Crowley, aged 23, has received a three year sentence for possession with intent to supply and aggravated burglary.   Crowley from Whitland was arrested on March 18, 2017, in the Whitland area for an earlier unprovoked assault on a bus driver…

26 April 2017

Witness appeal after arson to house in Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses, after a suspected arson at a house at Erw Las, Llanelli, at around 1:20am on Monday, April 24 2017. The house fire is thought to have been deliberately set, while the occupants were asleep inside. Nobody…

25 April 2017

Appeal for information after 21-year-old man assaulted in Carmarthen.

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating after a 21-year-old man was attacked at in an alleyway between Picton Place and Sycamore Way, Carmarthen.  The attack happened as the man was walking home at around 4:30am on Monday, April 17. The man sustained bru…

25 April 2017

Dyfed Powys Police is supporting the National Stalking Awareness Week 24th-28th April

This year’s theme is “Stalking Matters”  and is led by The Suzy Lamplugh Trust and will be focusing on the motivations of perpetrators; the obsession and fixation behind their behaviours.  Recognising that those seemingly benign or inconsequential ac…

24 April 2017

Appeal: Burglary of Ammanford Town Centre Business

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the theft of over £2000 worth of rugby clothing, following the burglary of a shop in The Arcade, College Street, Ammanford. The burglary happened sometime between 9:30pm and 9:50pm on Tuesday, 28 February 2017. A n…

20 April 2017

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary to a business at Saundersfoot Harbour

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary to a business at Saundersfoot Harbour, which happened at around 2:20am on Saturday, 1 October 2016. The burglar forced their way in to the business by damaging the lock, and while inside conducted a sear…

20 April 2017

Saundersfoot Police Station to Close for Refurbishment

Saundersfoot Police Station will be closed for nine days from Friday, April 21.   During that time, the property will undergo refurbishment works as part of a Dyfed-Powys Police Estate Modernisation Programme.   Anyone requiring police assistance dur…

20 April 2017

Carmarthenshire’s First Female Sergeant on Policing as a Woman Sixty Years Ago

The woman who became Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire’s first police sergeant tells how policing has changed in the 60 years since she became an officer. Mrs Jean Evans, from St Clears, joined Carmarthenshire Constabulary as a Woman Police Constable…

19 April 2017

UPDATE: Murder Investigation Launched Following Death of Katrina Evemy

It is with great sadness that Dyfed-Powys Police confirms the death of 19-year-old Katrina Evemy. She had been in a critical condition in hospital since a serious incident at her Graig Avenue home in Llanelli on Thursday, April 13th. She died this mo…

19 April 2017

Firearms Officers Attend Incident in Llanelli

Dyfed-Powys Police responded to a report of people holding what appeared to be a gun on Copperworks Road, Llanelli. The call was received at approximately 4.30pm on Monday, April 17. No members of the public were threatened or harmed during this inci…

18 April 2017

Update on the search for 16-year-old Courtney Norris

Police believe that Courtney is in the Swansea area. It appears she used her debit card in Tesco, De La Beche Street, Swansea, yesterday [Monday April 10 2017] at around 4:30pm.   If anyone in Swansea is, or has been, in contact with Courtney they ar…

11 April 2017

Police are appealing for information following an allegation of theft in Bryn

Dyfed-Powys Police are investigating, following an allegation of theft from a woman who was walking near Tabor Terrace, Bryn, Llanelli. The incident, where a small amount of money was taken, occurred sometime between 9pm and 9:30pm on Wednesday, 5th…

07 April 2017

Appeal following death of woman in RTC near Llandeilo

“Dyfed-Powys Police remain at the scene of a serious road traffic collision that involved a recycling lorry and a grey Ford Fiesta, on the A40 between Manordeilo and Llandeilo, at around 10:30am this morning [Thursday, April 6, 2017]. “Ambulance atte…

06 April 2017

Sheep DNA secures conviction

Dyfed-Powys Police has used DNA evidence to secure a conviction against a man for handling stolen sheep – the first time evidence of its kind has been used in a conviction in Wales. Andrew Paul Thomas, aged 39, of Bryncethin Road, in Garnant, admitte…

04 April 2017

All-Wales Deputy Chief Constable appointed

Bob Evans has taken up his new role as the all-Wales Deputy Chief Constable. His job is to assist the Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables in Wales to explore and develop the potential for collaboration. Alun Michael, Police and Crime…

03 April 2017