Police carry out positive warrant in Bryn Uchaf

DYFED-Powys Police have carried out a positive drug warrant in the Llwynhendy area on Friday (June 22).

The warrant also led to the arrest of one person.

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "A warrant was executed on June 22 in Bryn Uchaf, Llanelli, under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

"A quantity of herbal cannabis and cash were seized.

"One person was arrested and has been released under investigation while further enquiries are conducted.

"If there are any issues with...

Police charge Adrian Simjak for ‘allegedly’ producing cannabis and possession of a weapon

A 37-year-old man has been charged with producing cannabis and possessing a weapon following a warrant in Llanelli.

Dyfed-Powys Police officers searched an address in Dolau Fawr on Tuesday, May 8, under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Adrian Simjak was charged with possessing a stun gun, producing cannabis and using electricity without authority.

He has been bailed to appear at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on May 24, 2018.

Anyone with information about the production or use of drugs in...

Police carry out positive drug warrants in Llwynhendy

ON Thursday, May 3, four drugs warrants were executed at Y Fan flats in Llwynhendy.

Local officers and the Divisional Drugs Unit carried out the warrants and arrested two men. A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of drugs.

Any persons wishing to contact police with information about drugs or any other matters of concern in their community please contact police...

Two positive drug warrants carried out in Llanelli

DYFED-Powys Police have conducted two positive drug warrants in Llanelli today, Friday (April 13).

The warrants took place on Penyfan Road and Old Lodge Estate.

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "Officers in Llanelli have today (April 13) carried out a targeting operation, seizing drugs believed to be heroin.

"The community saw an increased police presence around Llanelli as officers executed arrest warrants, undertook spot checks on identified individuals, properties and...

Officers commended by judge for ‘colossal and exceptional investigation’ as Operation Ulysses court case concludes

THE Judge in the trial of what Dyfed-Powys Police have described as a 'Serious Sophisticated Organised Crime Group'  has commended a number of  the officers involved in 'Operation Ulysses' today, Tuesday (Mar 13) at Swansea Crown Court.

Speaking at the end of the trial, which has seen 28 members of the group handed down over 193 years in prison between them the judge commented that it was a  'colossal and exceptional investigation'.

The Judge’s commendations were  for:...

10 more jailed as a result of Operation Ulysses

TEN more people have been jailed as a result of Operation Ulysses, which has targeted an organised criminal gang police claim are responsible for an increase in the number of heroin related deaths predominantly in the Llanelli area.

A police statement following the sentencing of 8 men yesterday said:

"The operation was commenced as a result of and these sentences are the successful culmination of the most complex investigation undertaken by the Serious and Organised Crime Team,...

8 members of organised crime group sentenced in Operation Ulysses court case

EIGHT members of an organised criminal group have been sentenced at Swansea Crown Court today, Thursday (Mar 8).

Detective Sergeant Rhys Jones from the Dyfed-Powys Police Serious and Organised Crime Team said: “We are extremely pleased with the sentences handed to all 8 defendants today, particularly the 14 years handed to Ryan Kenny, on this the first day of sentencing 28 individuals as part of Operation Ulysses. The operation was commenced as a result of...

Used needles, dog fouling and fly tipping causing misery for Old Castle Road residents

Residents of Old Castle Road have been airing their concerns about discarded needles, drug use, dog fouling, fly tipping and parking problems on land in the area. The land at the end of Old Castle Road, which borders Sandy Water Park is for sale at present and although the land has been fenced off in the past it is now open. Residents claim that large amounts of needles are being discarded in the area by drug users.

Cllr Sara Griffiths who represents the Lliedi ward said that...

Ten jailed after police smash multi-million pound drugs network

Ten men are today starting sentences totalling more than 116 years, after police dismantled seven organised crime gangs (OCGs) linked to a multi-million pounds Albanian drugs network.

A complex investigation led by Tarian – the Regional Organised Crime Unit for southern Wales – and supported by Essex, Thames Valley, Bedfordshire and the Metropolitan police forces, as well as the National Crime Agency, Europol and the Spanish authorities, led officers to Albanian national Bledar Mziu,...

98 Arrested for Drink/Drug Driving in December

98 people were arrested by Dyfed-Powys Police for drink and drug driving in December, as a result of the All Wales Christmas Anti Drink and Drug Drive Campaign.

The month-long operation against driving under the influence ran from Friday, 1st December and police forces across the country used intelligence-led tactics and local knowledge of hotspots to detect people driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol over the festive...