Armed police called to incident in Sandy Road

A 29-year-old man appeared before Llanelli Magistrates Court on Monday (Feb 12) charged with one count of robbery, possession of a bladed article in a public place and assaulting a police officer.

The charges were brought as a result of a protracted incident in Sandy Road between approximately 12.50am on Saturday morning (Feb...

22 years for child rapist Arwyn Cellan Thomas

A 49-year-old former Llanelli man Arwyn Cellan Thomas has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for horrific sexual crimes against children. Thomas who's last address was Morriston in Swansea collapsed in court after the sentence was read out. Earlier in the trial impact statements from some of his victims were read out in...

Mindless vandalism at Burry Port’s Memorial Garden

VANDALS have caused damage to the Burry Port Memorial Garden over the weekend of Saturday (Feb 3-4) The stainless steel silhouettes of armed forces servicemen were damaged and the Christmas lighting which remains in place throughout the year had been cut.

One of the silhouettes was taken away for repair. The gardens have been a...

Steele is back behind bars

Jamie Robert Steele, 22, of Carmarthen, who was wanted by Dyfed-Powys Police for failing to attend court, has returned to prison.

Steele was located by officers in the Burry Port area on Monday, January 29 and taken to custody.

He appeared before Llanelli Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday, January 30, and was recalled to prison.