Carmarthenshire Paedophile Jailed for Offences Dating Back to Sixties

A Carmarthenshire pensioner has been jailed for a string of sex offences against children which date back to the sixties.   70-year-old David Allen Davies, of Pontyberem, was today (Thursday, 30 May 2019) sentenced to six-and-a-half-years in prison a…

31 May 2019

SAFETY CONCERNS SPARK CALL FOR RAVE VIGILANCE FROM POLICE

Police are urging members of the public from across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to help them prevent illegal raves from setting up in their communities. As part of the operation, called #OpFlamenco, people living in rural com…

24 May 2019

Join us for the ultimate team event – the WAAT4 Challenge

It’s the highest point in the southern part of the UK and is a go-to place for many on a sunny weekend morning, but there’s more to the Brecon Beacon National Park than just Pen y Fan and the often very busy routes up from the A470. On Saturday 15th…

22 May 2019

CCTV APPEAL | All Saints coat stolen from a Tenby pub

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the theft of a £300 All Saints branded coat from The Three Mariners public house on St George’s Street, Tenby. On the evening of Saturday, February 2, 2019, it is believed a woman took the jacket that belonged to a…

14 May 2019

What do you know about Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)?

Dyfed-Powys Police is launching an online survey about the use of ANPR technology across the region. The survey will run until Sunday June 9 2019, and aims to give local communities, as well as those who travel through the region, a chance to voice t…

14 May 2019

APPEAL: Newtown Burglary

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary that has left a Newtown business £30,000 out of pocket. The burglary, which happened shortly after 3am on Saturday, May 4, involved a ram raid, by a white transit van, at Freestyle Bikes, St Giles Busine…

08 May 2019

APPEAL: Sudden death of a cyclist between Croesyceiliog and Idole

We are appealing for witnesses following the death of a cyclist on an unclassified road between Croesyceiliog and Idole. Two cyclists were travelling towards Idole at around 1.35pm yesterday (May 7) when sadly, one died suddenly. His next of kin is a…

08 May 2019

APPEAL: Fatal RTC at Bolton Hill, Old Hakin Road

We are investigating a fatal RTC at Bolton Hill, Old Hakin Road, which happened shortly after 1.20am on Sunday, May 5. Sadly, 24-year-old Jack Leighton Murdoch, of Milford Haven, died at the scene. His next of kin and H.M. Coroner are aware. He was t…

08 May 2019

APPEAL: Fatal collision - A483 near Llananno

We are investigating a fatal collision between a car and a motorbike on the A483 near Llananno, Powys, which happened at 12.35pm on Sunday, May 5. The car, a grey VW Touran, was travelling north, while the motorbike, a white Aprilia, was travelling s…

08 May 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police and North Wales Police launch joint Operation to target off road bikes in the Dyfi Forest

Dyfed-Powys Police and North Wales Police are working together to target this illegal activity. Increased patrols from both forces are taking place in the Dyfi Forest to target the illegal use of off-road bikes. Inspector Eddie Cowan, Dyfed-Powys Pol…

08 May 2019

Regional survey seeks views on service experiences

A regional survey has been launched by public sector partners to seek views from residents across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys about the experiences they, and others may have, when trying to access a range of public services f…

07 May 2019

Off-road vehicles to provide enhanced rural policing

Remote and off road areas across Dyfed-Powys are now accessible to rural crime officers thanks to a fleet of new 4x4 vehicles.  The police force’s four rural crime teams have each been allocated a Ford Ranger, which will allow them to carry out their…

03 May 2019

Child Victim of Drugs Trafficking Youngest in Wales

A Birmingham teenager who trafficked a child to Llanelli to sell drugs has been sentenced today (Friday, May 3 2019), in the first prosecution of its kind by Dyfed-Powys Police. Harrison James Coe, aged 18, of Sutton Coldfield, will serve four and a…

03 May 2019

Serious Crime Workshop Held

A workshop to help tackle serious and organised crime and aid counter-terrorism has been held in Haverfordwest.   The Safer Pembrokeshire Community Safety Partnership says Wednesday’s seminar discussed ways of improving information-sharing across par…

02 May 2019

CCTV APPEAL: criminal damage at The Castle Hotel, Haverfordwest

Police in Haverfordwest are investigating criminal damage at The Castle Hotel. At around 6.20am on Sunday, April 7, someone used a brick was used to smash the front window of the hotel. Officers would like to speak to the man in the CCTV image, who c…

02 May 2019