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walesonline
Why a Welsh council hopes plants will put an end to town's 'free car park'issue fines to those committing parking and moving traffic offences - something
walesonline / Posted 11 hours ago
issue fines to those committing parking and moving traffic offences - something that is currently under the jurisdiction Dyfed-Powys Police. It’s believed that this action will be made possible by the use of cameras in the area, although exact... Read more
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walesonline
Police appeal over missing Carmarthenshire man Gareth Thomas DaviesThomas Davies, aged 60, was last believed to be walking towards a petrol statio
walesonline / Posted 12 hours ago
Thomas Davies, aged 60, was last believed to be walking towards a petrol station in Gorslas at 3am. A spokesman for Dyfed Powys Police said: “He is from the Carmel area and we are concerned for his welfare. “Mr Davies is 60 years old, 6ft... Read more
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walesonline
Concern grows for Carmarthenshire man last seen three days agohair. When he was last seen it’s believed that he was wearing a dark grey hood
walesonline / Posted 14 hours ago
hair. When he was last seen it’s believed that he was wearing a dark grey hoodie, black joggers and dark greay plimsole. Police say that he normally wears a beaded bracelet on his left wrist.Read More A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said:... Read more
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walesonline
Police investigate 'linked' burglaries in CarmarthenshirePolice are investigating a series of "linked" burglaries that have occurred in
walesonline / Posted 16 hours ago
Police are investigating a series of "linked" burglaries that have occurred in the Llanelli area. On Sunday, October 8, three burglaries took place within a matter of hours. Between 1pm and 8.30pm, someone entered a cottage on the main road through... Read more
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walesonline
Murder victim's girl screams 'no' when her mum's name is mentionedsaid thinking of her daughter lying gravely injured on the floor of her house “
walesonline / Posted yesterday
said thinking of her daughter lying gravely injured on the floor of her house “chills me to this day”.Dylan Harries (Image: Dyfed Powys Police) The statement also described how Miss Evemy’s five siblings were struggling to come to terms with what... Read more
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walesonline
Car overturned after two vehicle collision closed roadCwmffrwd was closed following the accident for emergency services to make the a
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Cwmffrwd was closed following the accident for emergency services to make the area safe and recover the vehicles involved. Dyfed-Powys Police were at the scene and PC Alex Jones said there were thankfully no injuries in the incident. The accident... Read more
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walesonline
The shockingly low rape conviction rate in WalesOne reported rape in 14 in Wales results in a conviction, according to figures
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
One reported rape in 14 in Wales results in a conviction, according to figures from the police and CPS. Exclusive analysis of police-recorded data and figures from the Crown Prosecution Service has revealed that there were 2,012 rapes reported in... Read more
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Powys County Times
Dispersal order placed over Newtown after last weekends spate of attacksor crime or disorder may take place. People can be kept away from the area for
Powys County Times / Posted 4 days ago
or crime or disorder may take place. People can be kept away from the area for up to 48 hours. A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said “In an effort to clamp down on disorder, a dispersal order has been put in place across Newtown over... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man died after choking on kebab in pub toilets during night outJamie Bowen, 43, met Mr Rees for 20 years ago. "He was a very nice person that
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Jamie Bowen, 43, met Mr Rees for 20 years ago. "He was a very nice person that was always willing to help," he said. Police say his death on Saturday September 9 is not being treated as suspicious. A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys police said:... Read more
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walesonline
Man arrested after 200 cannabis plants found at a Llanelli housePolicing Team. A male has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Policing Team. A male has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the production of a class B drug and remains in police custody.A man has been arrested after a total of 200 cannabis plants were found at a house in Llanelli. A Dyfed-Powys... Read more
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walesonline
Police issue appeal to try and find missing teenagerPolice are concerned for the welfare of a missing 18-year-old man. Police and
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing 18-year-old man. Police and partner agencies are now carrying out a search of the area. Brandon is described as 5ft 11, of medium build and has red hair.18-year-old Brandon Pugh (Image: Dyfed-Powys... Read more
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walesonline
Police seize £12,000 worth of cocaine in house raidA drugs warrant was carried out at Gilbert Crescent in the town on Tuesday lunc
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
A drugs warrant was carried out at Gilbert Crescent in the town on Tuesday lunchtime.Haul of drugs from Dyfed Powys Police (Image: Handout) Around 240 grams of cocaine, which has a street value of £12,000, nine grams of cannabis and a small quantity... Read more
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walesonline
Police investigation underway into 'theft and fraud' against elderly manA police investigation is underway into allegations of theft and fraud committe
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
A police investigation is underway into allegations of theft and fraud committed against an “old and vulnerable man” in Carmarthenshire. Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police’s Financial Crime Team executed a search warrant at a property in the Kidwelly... Read more
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walesonline
Heroin and magic mushrooms among drugs seized from town flatof drugs - including heroin and magic mushrooms - has been seized from a flat i
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
of drugs - including heroin and magic mushrooms - has been seized from a flat in a West Wales town. Five officers from Dyfed-Powys Police forced their way into a property on Castle Street in Newcastle Emlyn at around 10am this morning. Once... Read more
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walesonline
Man taken to hospital after '12-hour stand-off' with policeA man has been taken to hospital after a 12-hour “negotiation” with police at a
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
A man has been taken to hospital after a 12-hour “negotiation” with police at a house. Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police were initially called to the house in Water Street in Kidwelly, near Llanelli, shortly before 5pm on Monday. They were... Read more
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walesonline
Youths broke man's leg and left another with severe head injuriesattacks in the area of the McDonalds on Friday and Saturday night. The first a
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
attacks in the area of the McDonalds on Friday and Saturday night. The first attack was between 2am and 4am on Saturday. Dyfed Powys Police say up to 10 young people were involved in a serious assault that left a man with "severe head... Read more
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Pendle Today
Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosquesshow that they have actually fallen in this county. Here is the full list of h
Pendle Today / Posted 8 days ago
show that they have actually fallen in this county. Here is the full list of hate crimes targeting mosques recorded by police forces across the UK. The list reads, from left to right: name of police force, number of crimes recorded in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tributes to policeman who died after "heroic" efforts by colleagues to save himofficer respected by so many. RIP Steve #359”. Officers from other Welsh force
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
officer respected by so many. RIP Steve #359”. Officers from other Welsh forces also paid tribute. Darren Davies from Dyfed Powys Police said: “Condolences from @DyfedPowys family to @gwentpolice colleagues and of course the family of PC Steve... Read more
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walesonline
Tanker fire closes both lanes of major road outside Carmarthenfire broke out shortly before 4pm. Fire crews from Carmarthen and Tumble are s
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
fire broke out shortly before 4pm. Fire crews from Carmarthen and Tumble are still in attendance, along with officers from Dyfed-Powys Police. A spokesperson for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to the A48 between... Read more
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walesonline
Police officer dies despite 'heroic' efforts by colleagues to save his lifeofficer respected by so many. RIP Steve #359”. Officers from other Welsh force
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
officer respected by so many. RIP Steve #359”. Officers from other Welsh forces also paid tribute. Darren Davies from Dyfed Powys Police said: “Condolences from @DyfedPowys family to @gwentpolice colleagues and of course the family of PC Steve... Read more
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walesonline
A young mum was 'stabbed in the eyes' during a fatal attackforensic odontologist Dr Alfred Martin, an expert in bite wounds and identifyin
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
forensic odontologist Dr Alfred Martin, an expert in bite wounds and identifying bodies by dental means. The court heard Dyfed-Powys Police asked Mr Martin to examine photographs of a bite wound on Miss Evemy’s arm. Dr Martin says he was... Read more
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walesonline
Newborn puppies among 15 dogs stolen in burglaryKing Charles Spaniels - and two adult dogs were taken in total. The puppies ar
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
King Charles Spaniels - and two adult dogs were taken in total. The puppies are all thought to be only a few days old. Police have asked people to be vigilant and aware if they are offered puppies of these breeds for sale in the coming days and... Read more
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walesonline
'I can't win': Cafe owner who tried to rid drug problems from Welsh streetcalling councillors because they are powerless to do anything. Nothing happens.
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
calling councillors because they are powerless to do anything. Nothing happens.”Read More Mr Hakman is not blaming the police, in fact he has nothing but praise for their efforts, but he is calling for tougher sentences. He says: “The police... Read more
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walesonline
Driver quite determined family car would be sufficient to deliver new treeshop and arrange for them to be delivered." Despite the funny image of the tre
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
shop and arrange for them to be delivered." Despite the funny image of the tree hurtling down the dual carriageway, the police have warned that any road users that might cause potential danger to others would be stopped if caught. "Any vehicle... Read more
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walesonline
£18k worth of tools stolen from Carmarthenshire timber yardTools worth £18,000 have been stolen from a timber yard in Carmarthenshire. Po
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
Tools worth £18,000 have been stolen from a timber yard in Carmarthenshire. Police are appealing for witnesses after machinery was taken from Towy Timber in Rhosmaen, near Llandeilo. Among the stolen goods was a large planer, which is thought would... Read more
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walesonline
Man killed and another badly hurt after three-vehicle A470 crashA man died in a three-vehicle crash on the A470 on Monday, police have confirme
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
A man died in a three-vehicle crash on the A470 on Monday, police have confirmed. The man, whose name has not been released, died in the crash at Storey Arms at around 5.30pm on October 2. Three vehicles were involved – a Skoda Octavia, a Volvo... Read more
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walesonline
Three hurt after two-car crash outside hospitaloutside Glangwili Hospital. A fire crew from Carmarthen arrived at the scene a
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
outside Glangwili Hospital. A fire crew from Carmarthen arrived at the scene and made the area safe. Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police were also in attendance and directed traffic as the road was partially blocked.Read More A spokeswoman... Read more
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walesonline
Man filmed himself repeatedly sexually abusing three-oldand covering her face. The abuse came to light after she told her mother what
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
and covering her face. The abuse came to light after she told her mother what had happened. The prosecutor said that when police went to Vinson’s house on May 3 to arrest him, he asked if her could get changed first and managed to hide the mobile... Read more
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walesonline
Jail for 'monster' who filmed himself abusing three-oldand covering her face. The abuse came to light after she told her mother what
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
and covering her face. The abuse came to light after she told her mother what had happened. The prosecutor said that when police went to Vinson’s house on May 3 to arrest him, he asked if her could get changed first - while in his bedroom he... Read more
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walesonline
Tributes to pedestrian killed after being hit by a car on West Wales roadFishguard was closed for around seven hours after the collision, reopening shor
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
Fishguard was closed for around seven hours after the collision, reopening shortly after 11am on Sunday. A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed that they are investigating the fatal incident and have asked anyone who may have witnessed the... Read more
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walesonline
Armed police swoop on street after man allegedly 'burnt' in assaultArmed police have been deployed in Carmarthen town centre after reports of a ma
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
Armed police have been deployed in Carmarthen town centre after reports of a man being burnt. The alleged assault happened at an address on Mill Street in Carmarthen on Sunday, and resulted in one man being taken to hospital with ‘burn type’... Read more
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walesonline
Man in his 30s dies after being hit by a car in early morning crashthat heads to Tenby and Fishguard. The first emergency calls were made at arou
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
that heads to Tenby and Fishguard. The first emergency calls were made at around 4am on Sunday. A statement from Dyfed Powys Police said that the man who had died was in his 30s.Read More It added: "Next of kin have been informed and are... Read more
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walesonline
13-old girl punched in the face on way to schoolA teenage girl was hit in the face as she walked to school in Llanelli. Police
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
A teenage girl was hit in the face as she walked to school in Llanelli. Police are investigating following the assault on the 13-year-old in a lane behind Palace Avenue on Friday at 8.30am. The man behind the attack has been described as aged... Read more
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walesonline
Police and ambulance at the scene of two-car crash in west Walesshortly before 3pm on the A484 near Llechryd, between Newcastle Emlyn and Cardi
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
shortly before 3pm on the A484 near Llechryd, between Newcastle Emlyn and Cardigan. One side of the road is blocked and police have warned people to expect delays. A crew in an emergency ambulance is in attendance along with officers from... Read more
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walesonline
Woman in serious condition after police find her 'unresponsive' in Carmarthenservices were called to an address in Mill Street, in the centre of Carmarthen,
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
services were called to an address in Mill Street, in the centre of Carmarthen, at around 6.20pm on Thursday. Police officers arrived at the scene and treated the woman, who was in an unresponsive state, according to a spokeswoman for... Read more
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walesonline
Rogue roofer who took advantage of elderly woman is jailedthen proceeded to carry out the work, and also to include various other tasks,
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
then proceeded to carry out the work, and also to include various other tasks, such as the painting of the property. Dyfed-Powys Police referred a complaint to Trading Standards which hired a chartered surveyor to assess the quality of the... Read more
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walesonline
332 people caught speeding in just one day, police revealMore than 300 people have been caught speeding in just one day, Dyfed-Powys Pol
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
More than 300 people have been caught speeding in just one day, Dyfed-Powys Police has revealed. As part of a campaign led by GoSafe Cymru, hundreds of people were identified to have committed a range of motoring offences by police and community... Read more
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walesonline
Police want to speak to this man after TK Maxx handbags theftA CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to after goods wer
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to after goods were stolen from a Carmarthen high street shop. Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the theft of four handbags from TK Maxx in Carmarthen town centre. Officers want to... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
UPDATE: Banbury woman dies after tragic motorcycle crash in WalesA woman from the Banbury area died in a tragic road accident in Wales at the we
Banbury Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
A woman from the Banbury area died in a tragic road accident in Wales at the weekend with police confirming her identity. A black Mercedes van and a blue Suzuki motorcycle were involved in the crash on the A470 between Rhayader and Llangurig at... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Banbury woman dies after tragic motorcycle crash in Walesaware. The Banbury Guardian understands the woman was from the Banbury area. T
Banbury Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
aware. The Banbury Guardian understands the woman was from the Banbury area. The road was closed for several hours while police examined the scene. Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the fatal collision and put out an appeal across the area for... Read more
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Powys County Times
Community and military fun day in Newtownalso be performing at The Park. The days are multi-agency organised events wit
Powys County Times / Posted 25 days ago
also be performing at The Park. The days are multi-agency organised events with partners including Powys County Council, Dyfed Powys Police, Wales and West Fire and Rescue Service, the Headquarters 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales,... Read more
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walesonline
Four cars smashed up outside Carmarthenshire showroomof J&J Motors in Cross Hands. Interior and exterior parts were removed and sto
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
of J&J Motors in Cross Hands. Interior and exterior parts were removed and stolen from the vehicles. A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “We are investigating theft and criminal damage from vehicles which occurred at J&J Motors, Cross... Read more
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walesonline
Concern growing for teenager last seen two days agoto have been wearing a grey beaded sweatshirt, black leggings and beige Crocs s
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
to have been wearing a grey beaded sweatshirt, black leggings and beige Crocs shoes when she was last seen.Read More Dyfed-Powys Police say they are concerned for her welfare and are asking anyone with information regarding her whereabouts to... Read more
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walesonline
Police have raided a Llanelli home and seized heroinPolice have seized heroin from a house in Llanelli during a targeted drugs raid
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
Police have seized heroin from a house in Llanelli during a targeted drugs raid. A warrant was carried out under the Misuse of Drugs Act at a house in Old Lodge in the town centre on Wednesday afternoon. At the house, officers found a quantity of... Read more
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walesonline
Man in hospital after crash between car and motorbike in west Walesfrom Crymych assisted ambulance crews and made the area safe. The crew left the
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
from Crymych assisted ambulance crews and made the area safe. The crew left the scene at 9.38am.”Read More Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police remain in attendance and have closed the road in both directions as recovery of the vehicles takes place.... Read more
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Powys County Times
Road closed for over two hours following three car crash.scene by Paramedics. But the Wales Ambulance Service told The County Times tha
Powys County Times / Posted 29 days ago
scene by Paramedics. But the Wales Ambulance Service told The County Times that they did not require hospital treatment. A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said: “The road was closed and re-opened at 11.10am following recovery of the vehi... Read more
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walesonline
Two hospitalised after serious late-night crashPolice are appealing for information after a serious crash left two people in h
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
Police are appealing for information after a serious crash left two people in hospital. The two-vehicle collision happened on the A4138 between Llanelli to Llangennech shortly before 11.50pm on Saturday night. One male was trapped in his vehicle... Read more
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walesonline
A burglar broke into someone's home and used the victim's car to getawayPolice are hunting for a creeper burglar who broke into a house in the early ho
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
Police are hunting for a creeper burglar who broke into a house in the early hours the morning before using the victim's car to make off with stolen property. Anyone who finds the stolen Kia Picanto - registration number CV60 SVC - abandoned is... Read more
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walesonline
The mum who can't live without the drug that killed her sonsaid Clive Wolfendale, chief executive of North Wales drugs charity Cais and fo
walesonline / Posted a month ago
said Clive Wolfendale, chief executive of North Wales drugs charity Cais and former deputy chief constable of North Wales Police. “There’s no doubt this is a very strong substance and has the potential to do great, great damage. “Fentanyl isn’t... Read more
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walesonline
Tributes paid to 21-old killed in crash weeks after graduationat Ysgol Bryn Tawe in the Penlan area of Swansea. Her funeral is taking place
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
at Ysgol Bryn Tawe in the Penlan area of Swansea. Her funeral is taking place on Saturday at Nebo Chapel in Efailwen. Police are continuing to investigate the crash, which happened on the A478 near Llandissilio on Tuesday, September 5. Miss... Read more
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