Police urge businesses to consider increased safety measures

DYFED-Powys Police is urging businesses to consider increased security measures following an attempted burglary at a business in Dyffryn Road, Ammanford.

Two people were seen attempting to gain access to a unit at around 7.20pm on April 9.

Following on from the incident, Ammanford police have offered the following advice to business owners in the area.

​PC Elinor Rees said: “We would advise all businesses to look at their current security measures and consider if they are robust...

Dyfed-Powys Police gain International recognition as a ‘Great Employer’

DYFED-Powys Police has achieved a stamp of approval as a great employer, from the global people management body - Investors in People.

Following interviews with staff and a rigorous assessment the force now meets standard accreditation - demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.

The organisation’s progress over the past 12 months was dubbed ‘exemplary’ and changes made recognised as having a positive impact both in terms of results and...

Police investigate ‘alleged’ assault in Brecon

DYFED-Powys Police is investigating an assault that caused significant injuries to the male victim in Brecon.

The assault happened at around 9pm, Monday, April 23, at a park just off Silver Street, Llanfaes, Brecon.

Police are looking for the two men suspected of the attack on the victim. They are believed to be in their thirties.

One was approximately 6’2”, athletic build and was wearing a Nike jacket, jogging bottoms and black trainers.

The second man is also around...

Police looking for missing Hollie Kerrel

DYFED-Powys Police is searching for 28-year-old Hollie Kerrel, who is missing from Knighton.

She was last seen at her home address on Sunday, April 22, at around 10am. No one has heard from her since and family and friends are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Hollie is 5’5”, medium build with dark brown hair and blue eyes. She was wearing a black skirt and long black cardigan.

Anyone who has seen Hollie, or knows of her whereabouts, is asked to report...

Road Safety Officers hold motorbike awareness day

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council road safety officers have been out talking to motorcyclists as part of an initiative to reduce the number of casualties involved in motorcycle collisions.

The total number of motorcyclist casualties on Welsh roads declined in 2016, when compared to 2015 figures (12 per cent decrease).

There were 61 motorcycle casualties in Carmarthenshire in 2016 accounting for 9.2 per cent...

Family pay tribute to George St fire victim Marchello Cusano

THE family of Marchello Cusano, who died in a fire on George St, Llanelli, have paid tribute to him.

"We are distraught by our loss. Marchello, age 35, from Llanelli, will be missed by us all, as a son, grandson, father, brother, cousin, uncle and nephew.

"Marchy was happy and bubbly and loved by his family and friends.

"We would like to thank everyone for their support at this horrific time . It has meant so much to the whole family.

We would now like time to grieve and...

Police investigate RTC in Aberystwyth

DYFED-Powys Police are investigating a road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 6.20pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

A silver MG ZT, which had been reported as stolen, collided with another vehicle in Rhydybont, Aberystwyth.

The occupants of the MG walked away in the direction of Min Y Ddol.

Police would like to speak to the man in the image as he may have information that could assist the police investigation.

Anyone with information that can help officers...

Suspended sentence for assault for Tregaron man Saul Rownan Henvey

FOLLOWING a report of an  assault in Tregaron on Tuesday April 3, Dyfed-Powys Police has arrested and charged Saul Rownan Henvey, aged 42, of Chapel Street, Tregaron, with common assault.

He was arrested following the incident, for which the victim required hospital treatment.

Henvey appeared before Llanelli Magistrates’ Courts on Friday, April 6.

He received a three month sentence, suspended for 12 months. He was also given a 12 month supervisory order and ordered to undergo 30...

Motorbike Safety Campaign launched across Wales

A campaign aimed at reducing the risk of motorcycle-related deaths and serious injuries on the roads is underway across Wales.

As the weather improves police see more bikers on the roads, taking advantage of the beautiful routes across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

Dyfed-Powys Police is urging motorcyclists to ride safely and warns that until October there will be an increased focus as part of the campaign, named Op Darwen.

Superintendent Huw Meredith, Head...