Police looking for missing person Samuel Geler Thomas

CONCERNS are growing for 75-year-old Samuel Geler Thomas, who has been missing from his home in Llanelli since July 10.

Mr Thomas is described as around 5’ 6-7” tall and bald. He was last seen wearing khaki jeans, a white t-shirt and white and black Puma trainers.

He is believed to have left his house between 6am and 6.30am on July 10. Enquiries have established that his bus pass was last used on the X2 service in Porthcawl at around 7.40am on July 12, and there was a potential...

Caravan safety checks for Royal Welsh Show

CARAVANS deemed not fit for purpose will be removed from the roads, warn Dyfed-Powys Police.

Anyone planning to take a caravan to the forthcoming Royal Welsh Show is being reminded that their caravan must be safe and roadworthy.

Police are aware that for many, their caravans are used once a year to attend the prestigious event. This can often lead to caravans in desperate need of repair being taken on a road trip with no real consideration of whether it is safe to use.

In the...

Police want to speak to two witnesses of an incident at Trostre Park

DYFED-Powys Police is looking to speak to two witnesses of an incident in Llanelli on Friday (Jul 13).

A man in a car made comments about a teenager’s nationality at around 9pm in Trostre Retail Park.

Two women in a turquoise or blue car stopped to help the victim. Officers would like to speak to them to get further information about the incident.

Call 101, quoting ref 437 of July 13 if you can help.


31-year-old male found deceased at Westbury Street

A 31-year-old male has been found dead in a lane between Westbury Street and Llys Y Drindod in Llanelli. The name of the man has not been released however, in a statement issued today Dyfed-Powys Police said:

"Dyfed-Powys Police was called to a lane between Westbury Street and Llys Y Drindod in Llanelli at 10.15am on Friday, July 13 following concerns for a man’s welfare.

"Sadly, a 31-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene.

"Our thoughts are with his family at this...

Police step up presence in Carmarthen following reports of two assaults

DYFED-Powys Police are investigating reports of two assaults in Carmarthen last night, Sunday (Jul 15).

Officers were called to the town centre at 11.35pm, with reports of an incident in Lammas Street and another at Cambrian Place.

Six people were reported to have been assaulted. One man is currently in hospital in a stable condition, undergoing precautionary tests.

An armed-led enquiry is being carried out due to the possibility of a weapon having been used. Police are currently in...

Police step-up presence to ‘crack down on illegal raves’

POLICE are putting extra patrol plans in place this weekend to crack down on illegal raves.

Dyfed-Powys Police is working in conjunction with Gwent and South Wales Police forces to prevent and disrupt illegal gatherings.

These kinds of gatherings can cause considerable anxiety to the community, and if they are not dealt with quickly, they are difficult to stop due to the number of people involved.

Farmers and landowners are asked to be alert for warning signs of any illegal...

PC James Morgans found guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm

DYFED-Powys Police can confirm that following an investigation by the force’s Professional Standards Department, PC James Morgans was today found guilty at Swansea Crown Court on a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

PC Morgans will return to Swansea Crown Court on August 3 for sentencing.

Deputy Chief Constable Darren Davies said: “Dyfed-Powys Police expects the highest standard of professional behaviour from its officers and staff, and will now consider what...

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 Constables and cadets, to chaplains and victim support officers.

And the force is now opening up the position of public enquiry officer (PEO) to its list of volunteering opportunities for the first time.

PEOs are needed at stations across...

Work to reinvest in CCTV across Carmarthenshire to start this month

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 contract for the work to Baydale Control Systems Ltd. The hi-tech cameras are being supplied by Hikvision UK & Ireland.

The project will bring 116 state of the art CCTV cameras to towns identified as priority camera...