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Latest News

Blaenau Gwent man sentenced to six months in prison for shoplifting

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Blaenau Gwent man sentenced to six months in prison for shoplifting[more]

Blaenau Gwent Inspector's Blog - September 2016

Friday, 23 September 2016

Hello all, I hope this blog finds you well.  It’s been a busy few weeks for Blaenau Gwent officers since I last updated you.  We welcomed the new Tredegar Ward Manager PC Wes Morgan to the team.  PC Morgan has...[more]

Inspector's Blog - Caerphilly North - September 2016

Friday, 23 September 2016

Hi everyone I hope you are all well. It is nearly October and I am beginning to wonder where the summer went as the nights start to draw in and the weather takes a turn for the worse. Its mad to think that my next blog will come...[more]

Dispersal Order - Greenmeadow, Cwmbran - 23rd - 25th September 2016

Friday, 23 September 2016

A new 48 hour dispersal order has been put into place in the Greenmeadow, Cwmbran area and will commence at 4pm this afternoon, Friday 23rd September. The dispersal order is in place (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social...[more]

UPDATE: 29 year old man from the Aberbargoed area charged with theft

Friday, 23 September 2016

UPDATE: 29 year old man from the Aberbargoed area charged with theft[more]

12 year old boy charged with shoplifting in Cwmbran

Friday, 23 September 2016

12 year old boy charged with shoplifting in Cwmbran[more]

29 year old Trevethin man charged with burglary

Friday, 23 September 2016

29 year old Trevethin man charged with burglary[more]

Dispersal Order - Hilltop, Ebbw Vale - 23rd - 25th September

Friday, 23 September 2016

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Hilltop area of Ebbw Vale, there will be a 48 hour Dispersal Order (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) in place.The designated area...[more]

UPDATE: The 27 year old Blackwood man arrested

Thursday, 22 September 2016

UPDATE: The 27 year old Blackwood man arrested [more]

WATCH...Police pursuit video of a 17 year old sentenced for driving offences

Thursday, 22 September 2016

A 17 year old has been sentenced to 6 months in prison following a police pursuit. He was imprisoned for drug driving, driving with no licence/insurance and dangerous driving. On 2nd July 2016, PC Sean Meyrick was driving...[more]

3 arrested after paving stone thefts in the Pontllanfraith area

Thursday, 22 September 2016

3 arrested after paving stone thefts in the Pontllanfraith area[more]

Torfaen Inspector's Blog - 22nd September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016

It's only a week since my last Blog, but there is plenty going on, so I felt that it was appropriate to write a new one.  Last weekend officers worked alongside Trading Standards and staff from Torfaen County Borough...[more]

27 year old Blackwood man arrested after shed break in Pengam, Blackwood

Thursday, 22 September 2016

27 year old Blackwood man arrested after shed break in Pengam, Blackwood[more]

UPDATE: Arrest made after two robberies and a burglary in Newport

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Gwent Police have arrested a 32 year old male from the Newport area on suspicion of two robberies and a burglary. The first robbery was along Tweedy Lane on 18 September 2016, the second robbery was in Hampden Court on 20th...[more]

INSPECTORS BLOG: Catch up with Monmouthshire's Inspector Arwel Hicks

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The summer has been and gone, and so has the Abergavenny Food Festival and Usk Show.  The nights are drawing in and the weather is getting cooler.  It was a busy period for us and very a successful one too. Autumn...[more]

Dispersal Order - Cwmbran

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Following recent reports of disorder and criminal damage in the Greenmeadow area of Cwmbran, there will be a 48 hour Dispersal Order (Under Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) in...[more]

Awareness Sessions: Police Officer Recruitment...

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

POLICE OFFICER RECRUITMENT: If you’re applying to become a police officer, our Recruitment team are holding Awareness Sessions to give you all the information you need.On Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd September you’ll have the...[more]

Caerphilly South Inspector's Blog - 20th September 2016

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The months are flying by and it will be Christmas soon (sorry I had to say that!)  My staff have again been working hard over the last month and we have taken positive action against those involved in criminality within...[more]

INSPECTOR'S BLOG: Catch up with Monmouthshire and Newport's Detective Inspector, Justin O'Keeffe

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Despite the summer holidays sadly coming to an end and the children returning to school, the focus of the team has been maintained with prolific and priority offenders who continue to affect our communities. The team has...[more]

Fatal RTC, Blaenavon - Deceased Named, Tribute and Photo

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Following the fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Blaenavon on the evening of Saturday 17th September, the deceased can now be named.  Fifty year old Ray Jones from the Pontypool area was travelling as a passenger...[more]

Misconduct Hearing Outcome 13th and 15th September 2016

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

A Police Constable attended a Misconduct Hearing between 13th and 15th September 2016 to answer allegations that their conduct amounted to a Breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to Authority, Respect and...[more]

Missing Machen Man Located Safe and Well

Monday, 19 September 2016

Jonathan Frost, 27, who was reported as missing from Machen has been located safe and well.[more]

Prison Recall - Bethan Fleming Arrested

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Bethan Fleming, 27, from Caerphilly who police were trying to trace after she breached her licence conditions after being released from prison has been located and arrested.[more]

UPDATE - Incident - Cardiff Road, Caerphilly - Man Charged

Saturday, 17 September 2016

The man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the incident on Cardiff Road, Caerphilly on Thursday evening (15th September) has now been charged. The 43 year old man has been charged with attempted murder and...[more]

Michael Loader Located

Friday, 16 September 2016

Michael Loader from Caerphilly, who we were concerned about after he discharged himself from the Royal Gwent Hospital on Wednesday 14th September, has been located safe and well.[more]



Appeals

Appeal for information after burglary in Machen, Caerphilly

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Appeal for information after burglary in Machen, Caerphilly [more]

Did you see anything suspicious? Two homes targeted in Nantyglo this week

Friday, 23 September 2016

Did you see anything suspicious? Two homes targeted in Nantyglo this week[more]

Appeal for information after £5,000 worth of stock is stolen from e-Cig shop in Abertillery

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Appeal for information after £5,000 worth of stock is stolen from e-Cig shop in Abertillery[more]

Prison recall - Daniel Pritchard. Do you know where he is?

Thursday, 22 September 2016

We are continuing to appeal for information to locate 32 year old Daniel Pritchard who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 11th March 2016. Pritchard received a four year prison sentence for...[more]

Reassurance after an attempted robbery in Magor

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Following an attempted robbery in Kensington Park, Magor, Gwent Police would like to reassure the community that this was an isolated incident. The offence happened at approximately 9:30pm on the 18th of September 2016 and the...[more]

Re-appeal for information following a fire at the old club building on Deri Rugby Fields

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Re-appeal for information following a fire at the old club building on Deri Rugby Fields [more]

Appeal for information after a church was broken into in Raglan

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

We are appealing for information following a burglary at St Cadocs Church on Chepstow Road in Raglan. The incident was discovered at around 3:10pm on 16th September 2016. The offender/offender have gone into a Parish room...[more]

Appeal for information after a robbery in Maindee

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

We are appealing for information following a robbery on Tweedy Lane in Maindee at approximately 7:30pm on Sunday 18th September 2016. The victim reports being pulled to the floor by two males and having his belongings...[more]

DO YOU RECOGNISE THIS MAN? Appeal after a theft in Monmouth

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Do you recognise this man? We would like to speak to him after theft which occurred on the 9th of September 2016 at a Boots store in Monnow Street, Monmouth. At approximately 2:50pm cosmetic items and electrical items were...[more]

Officers warn vehicle owners to remain vigilant after an increase in breaks in the Caerphilly area

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Officers warn vehicle owners to remain vigilant after an increase in breaks in the Caerphilly area[more]

Appeal for information after an attempt robbery in Magor

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

We are appealing for information following an attempted robbery along a lane which leads in to Kensington Park in Magor. The offence happened at approximately 9:30pm on the 18th of September 2016. The offender is being...[more]

Can you help us? Theft of alcohol from ASDA, Blackwood

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Can you help us? Theft of alcohol from ASDA, Blackwood[more]

Appeal - Burglary, Hillside Road, Pontypool

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

We're appealing for witnesses following a burglary that occurred on Hillside Road, Pontypool. Just after 7pm yesterday, Monday 19th September, it was reported that a man had entered the home of an elderly resident whilst they...[more]

Appeal for 30 year old Rhos Williams? Have you seen him?

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

We are continuing to appeal for information to locate 30 year old Rhos Williams from the Cardiff area who we would like to speak with following a burglary in Newport on 4th July 2016. Rhos has links to Newport and...[more]

Missing Gary Jones from Llanmartin - located safe and well

Monday, 19 September 2016

Missing 53 year old Gary Jones from Llanmartin has now be located safe and well.[more]

Appeal for information - Assault - Bedwas Road, Caerphilly

Monday, 19 September 2016

We're appealing for witnesses following an assault that occurred on the lane at the rear of Bedwas Road, Caerphilly.The assault occurred at approximately 6pm on Wednesday 14th September.A 22 year old woman was assaulted. She...[more]

Theft, One Stop Shop - Risca

Monday, 19 September 2016

We're appealing for information to identify this man who we would like to speak with following a theft at the One Stop Shop on Tredegar Street in Risca. The theft occurred at approximately 11.15pm on 5th September. Anyone with...[more]

Fatal RTC - Blaenavon - Saturday 17th September

Monday, 19 September 2016

A man has been arrested following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Blaenavon on Saturday 17th September. At approximately 8.05pm, it was reported that a red Volvo C70 had collided with a black Kawasaki motorbike...[more]

Appeal for information after an RTC on the A465. Abergavenny

Monday, 19 September 2016

At approximately 7:00am on Thursday the 15th of September 2016 Gwent Police were called to an RTC on the A465, Abergavenny. The incident involved two vehicles, a white Vivaro van and a sliver Peugeot 206. A 61 year old local...[more]

Do you know where Rhos Williams is? We'd like to speak to him after burglary

Friday, 16 September 2016

We are appealing for information to locate 30 year old Rhos Williams from the Cardiff area who we would like to speak with following a burglary in Newport on the 4rd of July 2016. Rhos has links to Newport and...[more]

UPDATE: Incident, Cardiff Road, Caerphilly

Friday, 16 September 2016

Following the incident that occurred yesterday evening (Thursday 15th September) on Cardiff Road, Caerphilly, the 61 year old local man who was seriously injured remains in University Hospital of Wales and is now in a stable...[more]

Theft, WH Smith, Caerphilly

Friday, 16 September 2016

We're appealing for information to identify this person who we would like to speak with following a theft from WH Smith on High Street, Caerphilly on 15th September. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 119...[more]

Appeal for information after two burglaries in Newport

Thursday, 15 September 2016

We are appealing for information following two burglaries in Newport on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016. The first occurred at around 1:30pm at an address in Gaer Park Lane, where a male was disturbed inside the property...[more]

Use of Fake £50 Notes in Newbridge and Blackwood

Thursday, 15 September 2016

We're appealing for information to identify this man who we would like to speak with following use of fake £50 notes in Pearns Pharmacy and Lloyds Pharmacy in Newbridge and The Bumble Bee in Blackwood on 22nd August. If you can...[more]

Do you recognise these two? Appeal after a theft in Raglan

Thursday, 15 September 2016

We are appealing for information following a theft from Raglan Service station on the A40. It's believed a male and a female entered the store there on two occasions, 2nd July 2016 and 3rd July 2016. On the first occasion food...[more]