Partnership working to uncover scale of slavery and trafficking

Police are working in partnership with rural and farming unions as they support a national campaign, which aims to create a picture of the nature and scale of modern slavery and human trafficking in communities. Dyfed-Powys Police is taking part in P…

30 June 2020

Llanelli man charged after spice worth £10,000 found in a car

A Llanelli man has been charged with possessing a class B drug with intent to supply after a car was stopped by police. Dyfed-Powys Police officers found a bag containing over half a kilo of the substance spice when they stopped a car just off the M4…

30 June 2020

Man who urinated against dentist wall jailed for breaching community protection notice

A man has been jailed after urinating on the wall of a dental surgery and breaching a community protection notice. Dyfed-Powys Police officers were called to Brynteg Terrace in Ammanford on Wednesday, June 24, where John David James was urinating in…

30 June 2020

Haverfordwest man charged after drugs worth £18,000 found

A man has been charged to appear at court after drugs worth more than £18,000 were found by police. Nabil Syed, of Haverfordwest, was arrested on Wednesday, June 24 after Dyfed-Powys Police officers carried out a warrant. During the search, 51g of co…

29 June 2020

Man and woman arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply at Llanelli town hall gardens

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply in Llanelli’s town hall gardens. A PCSO was carrying out proactive patrols in the town centre when he was flagged down by a member of the public at around 6.45pm on…

23 June 2020

Keep Wales Safe - multi-agency outdoor fire safety message

With the warm, sunny and dry weather we have recently been experiencing and with the lockdown rules starting to be relaxed in Wales, the message has changed from “stay home” to “stay local, which seems like a perfect opportunity to start to enjoy the…

22 June 2020

Three arrested, drugs found and £2,000 seized in Carmarthenshire day of action

POLICE have carried out a day of action across Carmarthenshire, disrupting criminal activity and targeting those who prey on the most vulnerable. Officers from Ammanford, Carmarthen, Llanelli town and rural, Roads Policing Unit, CID and British Trans…

19 June 2020

Cash and cannabis seized during three warrants in South Ceredigion

Police simultaneously raided three homes in response to concerns around drugs use in the community. Dyfed-Powys Police officers targeted a house in Newport, Pembrokeshire, and two houses in Cardigan on Thursday, June 18. Entry was gained by chainsaw…

19 June 2020

Warning to dog owners after 80 livestock worrying reports

RURAL police teams have issued a warning over livestock worrying after receiving 80 reports of incidents so far this year. Dyfed-Powys Police officers have joined forces with rural unions NFU Cymru and FUW to remind dog owners just how important it i…

15 June 2020

Two men jailed for assaulting police in Ceredigion

Three police officers have been assaulted in Ceredigion in the past week, with offenders spitting and coughing in their faces. Two men involved in the incidents have been jailed for their abusive behaviour towards Dyfed-Powys Police PCs in Aberystwyt…

15 June 2020

Advice to online blackmail victims faced with threat of intimate photos and videos being shared

Don’t panic. Don’t communicate. Don’t pay. That’s the advice given to victims of online blackmail who are faced with demands to transfer cash with the threat that intimate photos and videos will be shared.  Dyfed-Powys Police has offered the guidance…

12 June 2020

Man banned from Llanelli town centre jailed after punching PCSO in the face

A man who punched a PCSO in the face after breaching an order banning him from Llanelli town centre has been jailed. Richard Gregory erupted when approached by the PCSO in Church Street on Monday, June 8, punching him in the face and causing bruising…

10 June 2020

Man jailed after admitting sexual offences committed over 20 years ago

A man has been jailed for life after admitting to sexual offences which took place over 20 years ago. Jason Clint Pettit was a serving prisoner when he made admissions to committing rape and false imprisonment in Brecon in the 1990s, which had never…

10 June 2020

Heroin, cannabis and tablets seized during Aberystwyth drugs warrants

Police have searched three homes in Aberystwyth for illegal substances in the past week, with heroin, cannabis and tablets seized. Warrants were carried out in Queen Street and Penparcau on Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4 by Dyfed-Powys Police…

09 June 2020

Police officer's donation gives rare blood cancer patient a chance of survival

A Carmarthen police officer has described the honour of potentially saving the life of a person fighting a rare form of cancer as he encourages others to sign up to the bone marrow register. When Dyfed-Powys Police PC Kieran Morris went through the s…

09 June 2020

Police seize drugs during two warrants in Llanelli

Police in Llanelli have carried out two warrants as they crack down on the use of drugs in the town. Searches have been carried out at addresses in Station Road and Pottery Street over the past few days, with quantities of cannabis, white powder and…

08 June 2020

Jail for man who abused PCSO and lied about swallowing large amount of heroin to waste police time

A man who hurled racist abuse at a PCSO and wasted police time by falsely claiming to have swallowed heroin after being arrested has been jailed. Ethan Smith put officers at risk of being exposed to COVID-19 when he was taken to hospital for fear he…

05 June 2020

Burglars who stole from 78-year-old widow jailed

A witness who filmed two men - one with a knife - leaving the scene of a  burglary has been commended for her actions as the offenders are jailed. Dyfed-Powys Police has thanked a key witness who challenged Daniel Williams and Corey Nightingale and f…

05 June 2020

PCSOs throughout Wales play integral part in the national effort to save lives and protect the most vulnerable people in our communities since lockdown began

Since 2003 the role of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) has been integral to neighbourhood policing across Wales. This has been particularly evident in the crucial role they’ve played during the Coronavirus health crisis. They are the visibl…

05 June 2020

Kidwelly man jailed after bringing heroin worth £130,000 to Carmarthenshire

A man has been jailed after bringing heroin worth over £130,000 to Carmarthenshire. Aled Wyn Samuel was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for two charges of possession with intent to supply after driving to Newport 47 times in two mo…

05 June 2020

UK police stand with those appalled by George Floyd death

UK police leaders have come together and published a statement about George Floyd’s death. Chief Constables from forces across the country, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, the Chief Executive of the College of Policing and the Presi…

03 June 2020