Dyfed-Powys Police prepares for Royal Welsh Show

DYFED-Powys Police is inviting Royal Welsh Show visitors to their stand to find out more about what the force is doing to protect its rural communities.

The stand, located at E366 behind the main grandstand, will be bringing to life the key pledges and crime prevention messages from the force’s Rural Crime Strategy.

The campaign is about helping people who live in and visit the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys respect rural areas and prevent crime from...

Police looking for missing person Samuel Geler Thomas

Missing: 75-year-old Samuel Geler Thomas
UPDATE: Samuel Geler Thomas, missing from the Llanelli area, has been found safe and well.

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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...

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...

9000ltrs of milk spilled after RTA involving Milk Tanker

EMERGENCY services responded to a Road Traffic Accident on the B4342 near Mydroliyn on Monday (Jul 16).

The single-vehicle accident involved a Milk Tanker and resulted in the road closure after 9000ltrs of milk was spilled across the road.

A spokesperson for MAWWFRS said: "On Monday, 16/07/2018 at 12:40pm, crews from New Quay and Aberaeron, along with an Environmental Unit from Llanelli, attended a road traffic collision, involving one heavy goods vehicle, in Mydroilyn.

"One male...

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.

 

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...

Emergency Services attend RTA on Factory Road

THE Emergency services are attending a Road Traffic Accident on Factory Road in Pembrey today, Sunday (Jul 15).

The accident is believed to have occurred at approximately 3pm.

A bystander told Llanelli Online that at least one vehicle had overturned. It is understood that a telegraph pole has been toppled and the road has been temporary closed.

There have been no reports of any injuries at the present time. We will update you when we receive any further information.

 

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...