Man airlifted to hospital following ‘public disorder’ incident on New Dock Rd

A public disorder occurred in the vicinity of New Dock Road and Stanley Street area this afternoon, Sunday (May 20), which resulted in a man being injured and airlifted to hospital. He is currently in a stable condition.

The incident happened at around 3.20pm. Police received a report of a group of men fighting.

Five men have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody as enquiries are ongoing. Police are appealing for any...

63-year-old man jailed for 4 years for sexual assault on a child

A 63-year-old man has been jailed for four years for sexual assault on a child under the age of 13 and possession of indecent images.

Graham Harry John Rogers, of Llangennech, was sentenced at Swansea Crown Court on May 9.

As well as the prison sentence, he is required to register for life as a sex offender and a sexual harm prevention order has been granted.

Senior investigating officer DI Gareth Roberts said: “The victim, her family and all witnesses are to be commended for...

Police appeal after £5k theft from B&Q Carmarthen

DYFED-Powys Police is appealing for information following a theft of goods worth almost £5,000 from the B&Q store in Carmarthen.

The theft took place between 6-9pm on Monday (Apr 9).

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s, tall, of broad build with short brown light hair. There may have been two other men operating with him.

Items taken include 16 Mira showers, three...

Police arrest two men on suspicion of quad bike theft

DYFED-Powys Police have arrested two men on suspicion of stealing a quad bike from the Llandeilo area.

The force received a report of a quad and car being driven suspiciously at around 1:15am today (Thursday, May 10), and officers were immediately dispatched to the area.

The car was stopped and the driver, a 19-year-old man from Llangadog, was arrested on suspicion of theft and failing to stop.

A second man, aged 18, from Ammanford, was later arrested on suspicion of theft of a quad...

15-month prison sentence for ‘prolific offender’ following Llanelli Play Centre burglary court case

A prolific offender who bought a car and a motorbike in the days following a burglary at a Llanelli children’s play centre has received a 15-month prison sentence for handling stolen goods.

David Richard Thomas Bastiman, aged 32, of Llwynhendy stood trial at Swansea Crown Court on Thursday, May 3. He was found not guilty of the burglary, which occurred at Play King in Dafen on November 27, 2017, but guilty of handling stolen goods.

Evidence presented to the courts outlined how...

Police warn quad bike owners to up their security

DYFED-Powys Police is warning people to make sure security measures are in place to protect quad bikes, in response to a spate of thefts.

There were nine reports of stolen quad bikes in April, the highest figure recorded for Dyfed-Powys in a month in the last two years, with most thefts occurring in Carmarthenshire.

Farmers and other owners of quad bikes are reminded to be vigilant of suspicious vehicles and people in their community and to report any concerns to...

West Wales man sentenced to life in prison for sexual offences

A man from West Wales was today (April 27) sentenced at Swansea Crown Court to life imprisonment,  after being found guilty of sexual offences.

He will serve a minimum of 12 years in prison and will be forced to register as a sex offender for life.

Dyfed-Powys Police welcomes this result following what has been a particularly difficult and sensitive investigation into the sexual abuse over a prolonged period for young victims, who were naturally traumatised by the abuse they...

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...

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 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...