CCTV operators prove crucial in search for missing people

POLICE CCTV operators are proving to be crucial in the search for missing people – finding six people safe and well in the past seven days. Eagle-eyed operators at the Dyfed-Powys Police control centre have ensured six people – including teenagers an…

24 November 2020

Farming Community warned of targeted fraud attacks (1)

Dyfed-Powys Police is advising the farming community to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails as a scam specifically targeting the agricultural sector has been identified. During December farmers start to receive payments through…

24 November 2020

Footage of police pursuit released as drug driver is jailed

POLICE have released footage of a drug driver who drove through a stretch of road works on the wrong side of the road, putting other drivers and pedestrians at risk. Christopher John Brown led Dyfed-Powys Police officers on a pursuit through Milford…

24 November 2020

Investigation into death of woman in Tenby, 20/11/20

A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson said: “Dyfed Powys Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in a caravan in Tenby, Pembrokeshire this evening. "Police were called shortly after 6pm, and one man has been arrested a…

21 November 2020

Greener future for police as Dyfed-Powys PCC invests in electric cars

The thin blue line is getting greener as Dyfed-Powys Police welcomes a new fleet of electric cars in a bid to become more environmentally friendly. Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn made the commitment to invest in 11 electric cars for th…

20 November 2020

Counter Terrorism Policing launch new safeguarding website – WWW.ACTEARLY.UK

Radicalisation is the process by which a person comes to support terrorism and extremist ideologies. If you are worried someone close to you is becoming radicalised act early and seek help. The sooner you reach out, the quicker we can protect the per…

18 November 2020

Police in Ceredigion are advising residents to be on their guard to avoid becoming victims of rogue traders.

Rogue Traders are people who prey on the most vulnerable people within society, conning them out of vast sums of money which in many cases are their life savings, for unnecessary and overpriced work, often to the detriment of the victims health. Loca…

18 November 2020

Violent man kicked police officer in the face while under arrest for assault

A “violent and aggressive” man who kicked a police officer in the face while under arrest for assaulting a woman has been jailed. Alan Talbot lashed out at Dyfed-Powys Police officers who were called to a report of an assault and criminal damage in L…

17 November 2020

SCAM WARNING | Fraudsters calling people in Dyfed-Powys in scam known as 'courier fraud'

We’ve received reports that people in our area are being contacted by fraudsters as part of a scam known as ‘courier fraud’. Criminals will call you out of the blue, pretending to be police officers, and advising you about fraudulent activity on your…

12 November 2020

UPDATE on the search for Mr Darren Rees in Llanelli | 06.11.2020

Dyfed-Powys Police and its partner agencies, who have been searching for Mr Darren Rees, have concluded their search on the Loughor Estuary. POLICE STATEMENT Chief Inspector Chris Neve said: “At 2pm today a specialist Police Search Advisor met with H…

06 November 2020

Burglar arrested within seven minutes of crime being reported

POLICE arrested a man who broke into a house while the occupant was sleeping and attempted to steal her car within seven minutes of the crime being reported. Dyfed-Powys Police officers were on their way to the scene of the burglary in Clos y Deri, L…

06 November 2020

Dog handlers praised for saving missing woman’s life

TWO police dog handlers have been commended for saving the life of a missing woman in Ceredigion. Dyfed-Powys Police offices PC Spencer Cowper and PC Michael Barnsley gave vital first aid to the woman who was found with a severe cut to her abdomen an…

06 November 2020

Update on search for Llanelli missing person Darren Rees

Dyfed Powys Police continues to work with Partner agencies in searching for Mr Darren Rees, aged 43, who was reported missing in the Machynys area of Llanelli on Tuesday the 3rd November where he had been cockling during low tide. Chief Inspector Chr…

05 November 2020

Man jailed after bombarding ex-girlfriend with threatening text messages

A MAN who bombarded his former girlfriend with texts and threatened to pour petrol through her letterbox three months after their relationship ended has been jailed. Dyfed-Powys Police acted swiftly when Wayne Holmes, of Station Road, Llanelli, was r…

04 November 2020

Newtown police repay six-year-old's emergency services lockdown hamper gesture

A CARING six-year-old has had his good deed returned as Newtown police delivered a lockdown surprise. Officers at Newtown Police Station were heartened when they received an unexpected care hamper from Kayden during the summer Covid-19 lockdown. The…

02 November 2020

Memorial Opened at Socially Distanced Service at Police Headquarters

A service was held at police headquarters in Carmarthen this week, in remembrance of Dyfed-Powys Police officers who have died in the line of duty (on Monday, October 26). The service also marked the unveiling of a memorial stone, which is dedicated…

28 October 2020

Drug driver arrested after driving through stop sign and into roadworks

A DRUG driver who drove through a stretch of roadworks on the wrong side of the road, before hitting a parked car and trying to hide from police has appeared in court. Christopher John Brown led Dyfed-Powys Police officers on a pursuit through Milfor…

27 October 2020

Five arrested as large amount of cannabis seized in Whitland

Five people have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a large amount of cannabis in Carmarthenshire. Dyfed-Powys Police carried out a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Whitland, on the morning of Friday, October 23. …

26 October 2020

Reckless driver mounted kerbs and put lives at risk after drinking two bottles of wine

A MAN who got behind the wheel of his car after drinking two bottles of wine, mounted pavements and crashed into two parked vehicles has been banned from driving. Andrew McAteer, of The Green in Pembroke, put the safety of pedestrians at risk as he m…

23 October 2020

Cash and drugs seized following Interceptors-inspired police pursuit

SEVERAL thousands of pounds in cash and drugs suspected to be cocaine have been seized following a pursuit in Carmarthen. Dyfed-Powys Police officers arrested a 33-year-old following the pursuit, during which the driver purposely collided with two po…

23 October 2020