Amphetamine worth £22,500 found in car stopped in Pembroke Dock

Two men who claimed to have driven from Cardiff to Pembroke Dock for a cleaning job were found to have amphetamine worth around £22,500 in their car. Dyfed-Powys Police officers stopped the men while patrolling the arterial routes around the town as…

28 May 2020

Ammanford woman arrested after cocaine found in car and home

An Ammanford woman has been arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply. Dyfed-Powys Police officers were on patrol in the Glanamman area on Wednesday, May 20 when they saw the woman driving a silver Peugeot away from them…

26 May 2020

Man charged after 40 drug runs bringing heroin worth £130,000 to Carmarthenshire

A man has been charged after police discovered he was doing drug runs less than a day after being released from custody. Aled Wyn Samuel was found driving to Newport to pick up heroin while under investigation by Dyfed-Powys Police. In two months, he…

22 May 2020

Warrant uncovers cannabis worth £20,000 at house near Carmarthen

Police uncovered a cannabis factory with plants worth around £20,000 in a Carmarthenshire village as the fifth in a series of warrants was carried out. Dyfed-Powys Police also recovered two quad bikes and an off-road motorbike, which are all suspecte…

22 May 2020

Police Appeal following wildfire at the Artists Valley/Cwm Einion near Furnace, Ceredigion

Fire Crews from both Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are tackling a large wildfire incident at the Artists Valley/Cwm Einion near Furnace, Ceredigion that has been burning since Sunday afternoon.   …

19 May 2020

Protecting the protectors: An inside look into the service supporting the frontline of Dyfed-Powys Police

POLICE officers give their all to protect their communities – running towards danger as others run away, supporting victims and families in their darkest hours, and seeing unimaginable scenes. But who is there for the protectors when they need back-u…

18 May 2020

Mother-daughter foot patrol brings 30 year career to a poignant end for Ceredigion officer

AS Chief Inspector Nicky Carter ended a 30 year career in policing, there was no better way to do it than going out on patrol with her daughter. And for PCSO Charlotte, taking to the streets of Lampeter with her mum was a fitting way to mark her firs…

15 May 2020

Volunteer police give up time to support colleagues during COVID-19 pandemic

WHILE most people are staying home to stay safe, a small army of volunteers has been patrolling the streets to help protect communities. Dyfed-Powys Police’s Special Constabulary has boosted numbers on the frontline, giving up hundreds of hours to su…

15 May 2020

Anniversary appeal for Tre’r-ddol missing person David Hugh Jones

Saturday, 16thMay 2020, will be the six month anniversary of when 54-year-old David Hugh Jones from Tre’r-Ddol was last seen.   CCTV shows David leaving his home at Tre’r-Ddol, between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, just before 12 noon on Saturday 16th…

14 May 2020

Off-duty officer and police dog broke up campers breaching COVID-19 regulations

An off-duty police dog and his handler broke up a group of campers flouting COVID-19 regulations in Ceredigion. PC Mike Barnsley and police dog Storm were alerted to the group while out exercising in the Strata Florida area on Sunday, May 10. They we…

13 May 2020

Working together to protect survivors of sexual violence and abuse during the Covid-19 crisis

Police in Wales are committed to working together with partner agencies to protect those affected by sexual violence or abuse, and to pursue and hold offenders to account for their actions. South Wales Police Assistant Chief Constable Danny Richards,…

12 May 2020

Stay home, stay safe still applies as nearly 220 COVID-19 fines issued over bank holiday weekend

Stay home, stay safe remains the message from Dyfed-Powys Police as nearly 220 COVID-19 fines were handed out over the bank holiday weekend. Eighty per cent of the 219 fixed penalty notices issued between Friday, May 8 and Sunday, May 10 were to visi…

11 May 2020

COVID-19 restrictions remain in place in Wales: Police response to First Minister's announcement

Following this afternoon’s announcement that government-imposed restrictions will continue in Wales for a further three weeks, police forces in Wales are urging the public to continue following government advice and remain committed to the national e…

08 May 2020

Four people fined after driving 200 miles to look at a boat

Four people have been fined after attempting to drive from Dorset to Milford Haven to look at a boat. Dyfed-Powys Police officers stopped the car on the A477 earlier today (May 8) as part of routine checks to ensure people are complying with COVID-19…

08 May 2020

Police warning after 19 men fined for off-roading in Powys

Police are warning people not to attempt off-road biking over the bank holiday after 19 men were stopped and fined last weekend. COVID-19 fixed penalty notices were issued to the group, who had travelled to hills near Newtown on Saturday, May 2. A re…

08 May 2020

Restrictions remain in place this Bank Holiday weekend

BUYING a bouncy castle, picking up a puppy or ‘going for a spin’ are not valid reasons for being out and about during the corona virus crisis, police have warned.Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend Dyfed-Powys Police is reminding the public that govern…

07 May 2020

Men charged after driving stolen car at 100mph and crashing near Brecon

Two men have been charged after stealing a car and driving at up to 100mph before crashing near Brecon. Dyfed-Powys Police responded to a report of a car being stolen in Ystradgynlais at around 7am on Friday, May 1. Officers identified the men respon…

06 May 2020

Llanelli PCs hailed perfect pair after knifeman incident

Two Llanelli police officers have been described as the perfect team for the way they dealt with a violent and aggressive man with a knife. PC Hannah Jones and PC Justin Harrold were responding to a routine noise complaint when a man stormed out of h…

06 May 2020

Cannabis plants worth estimated £100,000 found in Carmarthen house

A man has been charged to appear at court after police found a cannabis factory with plants worth an estimated £100,000 in a Carmarthen house. Dyfed-Powys Police officers uncovered the cultivation in Picton Place on Monday, May 4. The officers had be…

06 May 2020

Ban for man caught drink driving twice in 16 hours

A man has been banned from getting behind the wheel after being caught drink driving twice on the same road in less than 24 hours. Grzegorz Kopijewski, of Ffynnon Bedr in Lampeter, was found to be two-and-a-half times over the drink drive limit on tw…

04 May 2020

Help protect heritage sites by looking out for damage on your daily walk

PEOPLE living near historically important sites are being encouraged to keep an eye out for damage or suspicious behaviour as reports of heritage crimes decrease. Dyfed-Powys Police has seen a drop in reports of crimes at historic monuments and sites…

01 May 2020

PCs get a unique start to their policing careers during COVID-19 pandemic

NEW police recruits are experiencing a unique start to their careers as Dyfed-Powys takes measures to follow social distancing rules. Home learning, attestations made over video link, and secondments to the force control room and custody units are be…

01 May 2020

Warning as fraud victim almost lost £24,000 - two years after losing £90,000

Fraud prevention officers are urging people to stay vigilant after an elderly woman almost lost £24,000 to scammers – just two years after being conned out of around £90,000. The woman was a victim of a fake investment scheme in 2018, and believed so…

01 May 2020