Alert over scam emails threatening business owners

Police are urging independent business owners not to respond to threatening scam emails demanding payment of £10,000 in Bitcoin. Dyfed-Powys Police has received three reports from businesses who have received threatening emails in the past 24 hours. …

26 July 2018

Get a taste of life in the emergency services at open day

THERE will be a chance to get a taste of life in the emergency services at an open day in Aberystwyth on Saturday. Dyfed-Powys Police is taking part in a multi-agency event at Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, July 28. Visito…

25 July 2018

A man currently serving a jail sentence over a £1.4m fraud has had his assets seized and sold.

David Vaughan Jones from Welshpool was sentenced to six years in prison in May 2017 after being convicted of numerous theft and fraud crimes.   Following his sentence Jones was made subject to an application by the Dyfed-Powys Police Financial Crime…

24 July 2018

Advice to online blackmail victims

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 pay up to $1,900 or the threat that intimate photos and videos will be shared. Dyfed-Powys Police has offered the guidance…

24 July 2018

Chief Constable Maps Out Future of Rural Policing at Royal Welsh Show

The Chief Constable of Dyfed-Powys Police has mapped out the future of rural policing as a forum asks "are we doing enough to tackle rural crime?". Chief Constable Mark Collins formed part of a panel set up by Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Ll…

23 July 2018

Dyfed-Powys Police Prepares for Royal Welsh Show

Dyfed-Powys Police is inviting Royal Welsh Show visitors to their stand to find out more about what the force is doing to protect its rural communities.   The stand, located at E366 behind the main grandstand, will be bringing to life the key pledges…

20 July 2018

Police CCTV in Builth Wells operating in advance of Royal Welsh Show

Police CCTV is up and running in Builth Wells ahead of this year’s Royal Welsh Show. This is the first works to be completed as part of the reinvestment by Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn in the CCTV provision across the Dyfed-Powys Pol…

19 July 2018

Chance to join South Pembrokeshire Police Cadets

SPENDING a week at a junior police academy in America, attending the royal wedding, and making lifelong friends – these are just some of the opportunities Volunteer Police Cadets at Dyfed-Powys Police have experienced. For the past two years, teenage…

18 July 2018

Pembroke Castle Suspicious Incident Concluded

The multi-agency operation at #Pembroke Castle has concluded.The container has been retrieved and an initial assessment has determined that it does not contain any suspicious or dangerous liquid.All emergency services have been stood down and the cas…

14 July 2018

Chance to join team of volunteers as a public enquiry officer

DYFED-Powys Police is offering the chance to join its dedicated team of volunteers as the face of police stations across the force. More than 100 volunteers currently dedicate some of their spare time to various roles in the police – from Special Con…

12 July 2018

Cadets’ tough but rewarding experience at Junior Police Academy

A GROUP of teenagers from Newtown have been pushed to the limit physically and emotionally at an American junior police academy – but still came out smiling. Four members of the Dyfed-Powys Volunteer Police Cadets (VPCs) were put through 5am starts,…

12 July 2018

Police appeal following burglary in Brecon

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a burglary which occurred sometime between 3.45am and 4am on Wednesday 20th June at  BVG Airflow Sports and Leisure in Ffrwdgrech Industrial Estate, Brecon.   A quantity of TF Gear Force 8 Speed Lite Bivvy fishing…

11 July 2018

From Wales to Washington - Junior Police Academy Journal

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…

11 July 2018

Dedicated policing team shows commitment to Llanelli town centre

These police officers and PCSOs will soon become familiar faces to shoppers and businesses in Llanelli as Dyfed-Powys Police has created a dedicated town centre team. Responding to feedback from members of the public and traders, the force has commit…

11 July 2018

Operation Jetson – Investigation into physical assaults against children in Banbury and Bristol

Hampshire Constabulary is leading a joint investigation with Thames Valley Police into physical assaults against children in Banbury and Bristol, relating to circumcision procedures performed on boys at home.   Mohammad Siddiqui, aged 52, from Birmi…

11 July 2018

Serious RTC Between Motorbike and Tractor at Old Hakin Road, Milford Haven

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a road traffic collision between a motorbike and a tractor on Old Hakin Road, near Murco, Milford Haven.   The collision happened shortly before 6.35pm this evening (10 July). The road is currently closed while col…

10 July 2018

Dafydd Llywelyn Delivers on Pledge to Reinvest in CCTV

The contract has been awarded and work to reinvest in CCTV in 17 towns throughout Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys will start this month (July). Dyfed-Powys Police has completed a thorough procurement process and has awarded the c…

09 July 2018

MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION WATCH COUNTER TERRORISM SAFETY VIDEO AS UK POLICING INCREASES ITS GLOBAL CT PRESENCE

The key advice is:  Run- to a place of safety. This is better than trying to surrender or negotiate.  Hide- it is better to hide than confront. Barricade yourself in, turn phones to silent and use only when it is safe to do so. Tell - Make sure you k…

06 July 2018

Victims Praised by Police Following Sentencing of Child Abuser John Smith

Dyfed-Powys Police has praised the determination and strength of victims of non-recent sexual abuse that has today led to the perpetrator receiving a 28 year prison sentence. He will serve a minimum of 21 years in prison. The testimonies of four vict…

06 July 2018

WANTED: James Lee Wilkinson

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information that could assist in locating 26-year-old James Lee Wilkinson from the Llanfyllin area. He has connections with Liverpool, Dorset and Welshpool, and is wanted on recall to prison. Anyone with informat…

05 July 2018

Search for missing man comes to a dramatic end

It was a dramatic end to a missing person search in Aberporth as two Dyfed-Powys Police officers were winched back to land  by helicopter. Sergeant Matthew Howells and PC Seth Davies put the wellbeing of a 30-year-old missing man before their own, sc…

02 July 2018