Police action to stop mass gatherings of teenagers in Burry Port

Police in Burry Port are monitoring reports of mass gatherings planned in the town, after around 200 teenagers had to be moved on earlier this week. Officers are following up on all information received about further plans for teens to meet in large…

28 August 2020

Assault charge as man found with head injuries in Llanelli street

Police in Llanelli have charged a man after a 36-year-old was found in the street with head injuries. Dyfed-Powys Police received a report that a man was laying on the pavement on the corner of Copperworks Road and New Dock Road at around 10am yester…

28 August 2020

Major incident declared as emergency services respond to diesel train fire

Emergency services are currently dealing with a train fire in Llangennech. The incident was reported at just before 11.20pm on Wednesday, August 26, when three carriages of a diesel train were alight. Dyfed-Powys Police, British Transport Police and…

27 August 2020

CCTV appeal: Burglary at Tenby lifeboat station

Dyfed-Powys Police have released images of people they would like to speak to in relation to a break-in at Tenby lifeboat station. At around 2am on August 10, the RNLI station on Castle Hill was broken into, and money was taken from the charity donat…

26 August 2020

Man jailed after using pepper spray in the street

A MAN who pepper-sprayed someone in a Pembrokeshire street has been sentenced to 12 months in prison. Gareth Brian Roberts, aged 28, sprayed the noxious liquid into the man’s face in Charles Street, Milford Haven, during the afternoon of Saturday, 30…

24 August 2020

Police stop man drug driving three times in three weeks

A man who was caught drug driving three times in three weeks by Pembrokeshire Roads Policing officers, has been disqualified from driving for three years. Dyfed-Powys Police officers described 27 year old Anthony Joseph Thompson as having no regard f…

21 August 2020

Three year ban for Carmarthen man driving under the influence of cannabis

A man who was caught driving twice while under the influence of drugs has been banned from getting behind the wheel for three years. Dyfed-Powys Police officers stopped a Hyundai Tucson being driven by Jonathon Myles Griffiths at Barn Lake Point on F…

21 August 2020

Large-scale police operation sees 17 heroin and crack cocaine dealers jailed

Seventeen people have been jailed after a successful operation by Dyfed-Powys Police officers targeting heroin and crack cocaine dealers in Mid Wales. Operation Moose was a protracted investigation by officers from the Dyfed-Powys Police Serious and…

12 August 2020

Installation about to begin on six CCTV Cameras for Brecon, bringing the number of towns in the CCTV project to 23

Six new cameras are being installed in Brecon as part of the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn’s key pledge to reinvest in a public CCTV system. The work will commence on Monday, August 17 on the installation programme in the…

11 August 2020

Three CCTV Cameras for Newcastle Emlyn as part of reinvestment in public CCTV

Three new cameras are being installed in Newcastle Emlyn as part of the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn’s key pledge to reinvest in a public CCTV system. The work on the installation programme in the town will begin on Mond…

10 August 2020

Two year jail sentence for man found surrounded by stolen goods

A man was caught with thousands of pounds worth of items taken from homes and sheds in Llwynhendy after accessing wifi on a stolen laptop. Josh Palethorpe, of Heol Westfa, hid when Dyfed-Powys Police officers arrived at the house he was staying at, b…

10 August 2020

20 years on: Murder of Brecon backpacker Kirsty Jones remains unsolved

TWO decades after her tragic death, an international investigation into the murder of a Brecon woman in Thailand has come to an end.In May 2000, Kirsty Sara Jones left her home in Tredomen, near Brecon, for a solo backpacking holiday around the world…

09 August 2020

Illegal off-roading hotspots targeted in Tywi and Dyfi forests

Dyfed-Powys Police and Natural Resources Wales are working together to target illegal off-roading within the Tywi and Dyfi Forests.Increased patrols from both organisations are taking place to target the illegal use of off-road bikes - particularly i…

07 August 2020

Man with "no regard for the law" jailed for two attempted robberies in 24 hours

A man who threatened to stab a vulnerable victim just a day after trying to commit a robbery against a stranger has been jailed. Dyfed-Powys Police officers arrested 29-year-old Jamie Rawlinson 20 minutes after receiving a report that he’d threatened…

07 August 2020

Jail for Llanelli man after police intercepted £10,000 of spice from car on drugs run

Police officers seized £10,000 of the psychoactive substance spice after waiting near a motorway slipway for a car returning from a drugs run. Dyfed-Powys Police officers arrested Jack Brennan on Saturday, June 28 after stopping a Volkswagen Polo jus…

07 August 2020

Police in Pembrokeshire clamp down on nuisance drivers

Police in Pembrokeshire are taking action to clamp down on nuisance drivers in the county following a rise in complaints. A number of calls have been made to Dyfed-Powys Police reporting antisocial behaviour in north Pembrokeshire, with callers compl…

07 August 2020

Op Waverley - partnership working to tackle illegal waste sites in the Amman Valley

In response to a rise in the level of fly tipping offences and illegal waste sites cropping up across the Amman Valley area, where waste is being illegally dumped, and information from a Natural Resources Wales led investigation into a site in the Ga…

06 August 2020

Missing mum and baby found after night outdoors thanks to police dog on his first shift

A MISSING mother and baby were found on the edge of a ravine after spending the night outdoors thanks to a police dog on his first shift. Newly licensed Dyfed-Powys Police dog Max, and his handler PC Peter Lloyd, were crucial in tracking down the wom…

05 August 2020

Criminal Behaviour Order(CBO) handed to Ammanford repeat offender.

Andre Dobson, 37, of Ammanford pleaded guilty to a charge of racially aggravated public order and possession of cannabis and was handed the CBO at Llanelli Magistrates Court on 22 July 2020, following an application by the Ammanford Neighbourhood Pol…

03 August 2020

Drug dealer with previously clean character jailed for more than three years

A man caught in possession of drugs twice in a month by Dyfed-Powys Police has been jailed for three years and nine months.   Nabil Ali Syed, aged 29, of St Issells Avenue, Merlin’s Bridge, Haverfordwest, pleaded guilty to four counts of possession w…

03 August 2020

‘Think first’ plea after operation to rescue mother and son from fast-flowing river

Wild swimmers are urged to ‘think first’ following a huge emergency services operation to rescue a mother and child from a river in Ceredigion. The dangers of swimming in open water have been highlighted after a multi-agency rescue took place in Aber…

03 August 2020

Pembrokeshire officers urge youngsters to respect local communities by not gathering in large groups this weekend

Officers and their partner agencies are concerned about reports there may be gatherings of youngsters planned for this weekend in Pembrokeshire. Gatherings outdoors, which include members of more than two households (or more than two extended househo…

01 August 2020