Public thanked for help in finding missing man

Police have thanked members of the public who helped to rescue a vulnerable missing person from a river in Pembrokeshire. Officers involved say that without significant assistance, the search for the holiday-maker would have run into the night, putti…

30 July 2019

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a theft from a shop in Talgarth, Brecon.

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the theft of £220 from a shop in Talgarth, Brecon. On July 11 at around 2.20 and 2.30pm, a man entered the Cooperative store on Square Street. He used a slight of hand technique to confuse the cashier and pocke…

30 July 2019

Robbery at the Royal Welsh Show: Second appeal for information

Dyfed-Powys Police is continuing to investigate a report of a robbery at the Royal Welsh Showground, which occurred between 11pm and midnight on Tuesday, July 23. An elderly man – aged in his 70s – reported being punched to the face and having items…

29 July 2019

Robbery at the Royal Welsh Show: Appeal for information

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information following a robbery which took place at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show on Tuesday, July 23. Between 11pm and midnight, an elderly man used the toilets of the campsite at Lower North 12, which is near…

28 July 2019

We Ride for Those Who Died: Dyfed-Powys Police Team Takes on Charity Cycle

A team of police officers from across Dyfed-Powys Police will be cycling more than 200 miles from Brecon to Staffordshire, on Friday, July 26, in memory of their colleagues who have died in the line of duty. Their journey will take them 100 miles on…

26 July 2019

£1million cannabis factory dismantled in Clyro, Powys

Dyfed-Powys Police has dismantled a large scale cannabis factory and seized cannabis with a street value of £1million. A Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was carried out at a detached residential property in Clyro, Powys, on Wednesday, July 24. A 45-year-…

25 July 2019

Police appeal following motorbike and car collision on B4385

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a two vehicle collision that involved a Suzuki motorbike and a white Ford Fiesta at 3.30pm on Sunday, July 21. The collision happened on the B4385 Newbridge on wye to Beulah. The road was closed for over two hours.…

25 July 2019

FATAL COLLISION UPDATE: Dale Road, Haverfordwest

We can confirm the name of the man who died following a collision in Haverfordwest on Saturday, and are appealing to speak to a woman who was at the scene at the time.Laurence Stephens (pictured), died following a two-vehicle collision on Dale Road…

17 July 2019

Campaign launched to ensure Tenby continues to be a safe and popular destination for all to enjoy over the summer.

Operation Lion is a partnership initiative involving Dyfed-Powys Police, British Transport Police, Transport for Wales, Great Western Railway, Pembrokeshire Local Authority and local Licensees, with the aim to ensure public safety and deter anti-soci…

16 July 2019

Former postmistress becomes face of Llandysul police station

AS the former postmistress for Llandysul, Polly Williams is a familiar face in the town. But she has now swapped the post office for the police station as she takes on the role of public enquiry officer for Dyfed-Powys Police. Polly is the newest per…

15 July 2019

Pembrokeshire Police launch Operation Spitfire

Pembrokeshire Police have launched Operation Spitfire following an increase in anti-social behaviour in Haverfordwest town. Haverfordwest Inspector Reuben Palin said: “We are aware of concerns from people living in the Haverfordwest area, and would l…

15 July 2019

WITNESS APPEAL: Fatal collision Dale Road, Haverfordwest

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information about a fatal collision on the B4327, Dale Road, Haverfordwest at the Palmerston road/Park corner Road cross roads. The collision involved a blue Suzuki motorbike, which was travelling west from the dir…

15 July 2019

Lost or found something?

Dyfed-Powys Police will no longer take reports directly, but you have a much better chance of getting your belongings back with the alternative. A review has taken place of services relating to lost and found property in Dyfed-Powys Police, in conjun…

15 July 2019

FIREARMS SURRENDER CAMPAIGN RUNS AGAIN THIS SUMMER

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns, with a two week surrender of firearms and ammunition starting on Saturday, 20 July 2019. Many firearms are held in innocence and ignorance of their illegality or are overlooked and…

12 July 2019

Police in Newtown help school pupils in minibus collision

Police in Newtown assisted school pupils and teacher involved in a one vehicle collision on the A483, near Llanbadarn Fynydd this morning (July 10). On board the white Mercedes Sprinter minibus was a teacher and nine pupils, aged between 14 and 15, t…

10 July 2019

WITNESS APPEAL: Charles Street, Milford Haven, attempted robbery

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses or anyone who has information about an attempted robbery in Milford Haven to come forward. The incident happened at Charles Street at around 5.30am on Friday, July 5.  A teenager had taken money from a…

08 July 2019

Police appeal following incident in Llanelli 7.7.19

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating an assault which occurred outside The Met Bar, Station Road, Llanelli just before 1am this morning, Sunday 7th July, 2019.   A male was taken to hospital with what are believed to be serious injuries.   Police are…

07 July 2019

POLICE OPERATION RESPONDS TO RAVE INTELLIGENCE

Our effort to crack down on illegal raves continues this weekend, in response to intelligence that suggests an event is planned on our patch. These types of gatherings cause anxiety in communities, leave countryside trashed, and bring serious safety…

05 July 2019

Witness Appeal: RTC near Pant, Powys

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses to a two-car RTC on the A483 near Pant, which happened at around 9.20am on Saturday, June 29. The vehicles involved were a blue Range Rover Vogue, which was travelling south, and a blue, convertible Nissa…

05 July 2019

Two charged in connection to Ammanford assault

Two men have been charged in connection to the assault in Ammanford, which was filmed and shared widely on social media. 21-year-old Hefin Parker, of no fixed abode, has been charged with ABH. 19-year-old Ellis Kelman, of Llangennech, has been charge…

04 July 2019

US Explorers experience British policing on return exchange trip

NEWTOWN Volunteer Police Cadets hosted Dyfed-Powys Police’s first ever exchange visit this week, as five American Explorers got an insight into British policing.  The group spent six days with the force, experiencing life in different police departme…

04 July 2019

Protracted drug trafficking investigation in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells, Welshpool and surrounding areas leads to week of proactive enforcement activity, and 19 arrests

Detective Inspector Gareth Grant, of Dyfed-Powys Police said: “Dyfed-Powys Police executed a series of searches and undertook a number of arrests connected to an ongoing drug trafficking investigation, in Newtown, Llandrindod Wells, Welshpool and sur…

03 July 2019

CCTV appeal following Llanarth Premier Stores robbery

Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for information following a robbery at Premier Stores in Llanarth, near Aberaeron. A report was received at around 10pm on February 16, 2019, that a man entered the store and demanded money from the till and safe. …

02 July 2019

Murder charge in Coleshill Terrace death investigation

Dyfed-Powys Police has today charged a 42-year-old man following the death of Andre Irwin in Llanelli. Justin Ravenhill, from Aberavon, has been charged with murder and has been remanded in custody to appear at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (T…

01 July 2019

Volunteer of the month SC Jason Carmichael speaks of his experience as a Special Constable

To celebrate the work of Dyfed-Powys Police volunteers, we are running a volunteer of the month campaign.  Each month, a volunteer from a different area will share their story – this month we hear from Special Constable Jason Carmichael. My name is J…

01 July 2019