Newtown cadets jet to US for Junior Police Academy

FROM Wales to Washington, and taking orders from sheriffs not sergeants, a group of volunteer police cadets are about to have the experience of a lifetime with an American police service. Four teenagers from Newtown cadets will fly to the US this wee…

25 June 2018

Police appeal following burglary in Haverfordwest

Police are investigating a burglary which occurred sometime between midnight on Friday 24th May and 9.30am on Sunday 27th May.   Sound equipment and a silver plated crucifix were taken from St Martins Church, Barn Street, Haverfordwest.

22 June 2018

Vigilance call on Illegal gatherings (1)

Dyfed Powys Police is asking farmers and local landowners to be on the alert over the next few months for warning signs of any illegal gatherings planned for their land over the summer. Gatherings – such as illegal raves – can cause considerable anxi…

22 June 2018

From tradition to technology – the ways Neighbourhood Watch groups are keeping their communities safe

Traditional monthly meetings and Facebook groups might seem worlds apart, but these are the methods two Carmarthenshire communities are using to keep their neighbours safe. As part of Neighbourhood Watch Week, the long-standing Glanmor group and the…

19 June 2018

APPEAL: Powys Motorbike Collision

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision involving a BMW motorbike, registration number HV64 CCK, near Newtown. The collision happened on Upper Dolfor Road - between Newtown and Dolfor - shortly before 10.15am yesterd…

18 June 2018

Three men jailed for robbery of an 88-year-old woman in Newtown

Three men have been sentenced to a total of 20 years in prison after an 88-year-old woman was badly beaten in her home, near Newtown.  One year ago (on June 19 2017) Blanche Rowlands, was attacked and locked in her bedroom for several hours. Luckily,…

15 June 2018

Welsh Police forces launch crack down on drink and drug driving

New anti- drink drug driving campaign launched to keep the roads across Wales safe. Today (14th June 2018), the four Welsh police forces launch a month long campaign to reduce the number of drivers putting themselves and others at risk by driving und…

14 June 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police is Recruiting Seven Apprentices

Seven apprenticeship posts are up for grabs at Dyfed-Powys Police. The vacancies are open to young people aged 16 and over, living in Wales and not in full-time education. There are opportunities in various departments based at Headquarters in Llangu…

13 June 2018

APPEAL: Llanelli Attempted Robbery

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information about an attempted robbery in Llanelli, this morning (June 13). At approx. 6.15am a man with his hood up approached a woman in the lane next to the Railway Social Club, Ann Street, and demanded her bag.…

13 June 2018

UPDATE: Builth Wells High School Incident

Dyfed-Powys Police and partners are dealing with an incident at Builth Wells High School, Builth Wells.   Shortly after 11am today (June 13) police received a call reporting the discovery of a substance causing breathing difficulty and nausea to thos…

13 June 2018

APPEAL: £9,000 of machinery stolen from Brecon depot

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary at a council depot in Brecon.   Between 11pm on Sunday (June 10) and 1.30am on Monday (June 11), three people broke in to the compound at Ffrwdgrech Road and searched storage containers and vehicles.   A…

12 June 2018

Custody visitor speaks of the riots that changed her life

A VOLUNTEER custody visitor has spoken of how the violent Brixton riots of 1981 changed her outlook on life. Mandy Walker, of Montgomeryshire, volunteers for Dyfed-Powys Police as an independent custody visitor – a vital role that emerged post 1981. …

12 June 2018

Ammanford volunteer supports victims of crime for 26 years

“People let me into their lives when they are at their lowest ebb, and they open up their hearts to me.” This is why Ammanford man Peter Stych has given up his time for the past 26 years to support victims of crime. Mr Stych spoke of his experience a…

12 June 2018

Forces work together to launch Ceredigion rural crime team

IT will certainly be a change to life on the beat, but Dyfed-Powys Police’s first ever rural crime team is looking forward to the challenge ahead. Coming from farming backgrounds with a knowledge of the issues and concerns these communities face, and…

11 June 2018