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Latest News

Updated appeal for information - Keene Street

Thursday, 19 January 2017

WAS THIS YOU? Officers are continuing to appeal for information following the death of 41 year old Jan Jedrzejewski last Thursday 12th January. Enquiries are ongoing and officers are interested in speaking to a man who shined a...[more]

Caerphilly South Inspector's Blog - January 17th 2017

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

A new year and an new start, it is hard to believe that we are already into 2017, where did that last year go?The Christmas period was as busy as to be expected but, I am glad to report, without any major incident. Traditionally...[more]

Update: Four men charged with murder for Keene Street incident...

Monday, 16 January 2017

At 11pm on Thursday 12th January, officers were called to Keene Street in Newport, where a man was found unconscious on the pavement. The 41 year old man, Jan Jedrzejewski later died from his injuries.  Four men were...[more]

Message to Blaenau Gwent residents...

Monday, 16 January 2017

Officers in Blaenau Gwent are reminding residents to be vigilant and ensure their homes are kept locked and secure, especially overnight, following a number of break ins in the area.Over the last week three homes have been...[more]

Tribute from the family of Jan Jedrzejewski...

Monday, 16 January 2017

Following the death of Jan Jedrzejewski on Keene Street, Newport on Thursday 12th January, his family have provided the following tribute… Jan you were an amazing, caring and sincere son, brother, brother in law, uncle and...[more]

UPDATE: Body found in River Wye identity confirmed

Monday, 16 January 2017

On Sunday 8th January 2017, a body of a man was found in the River Wye near to Broadrock in Chepstow at approximately 10:40am. Formal identification has taken place which confirmed the body is that of 46 year old Liam Stubbs...[more]

UPDATE: Keene Street, Newport - Victim named

Saturday, 14 January 2017

At 11pm on Thursday 12th January, officers were called to Keene Street in Newport, where a man was found unconscious on the pavement. A 41 year old man was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital where he sadly later died. The 41...[more]

UPDATE: Incident on Keene Street, Newport

Friday, 13 January 2017

At 11pm yesterday, Thursday 12th January, officers were called to Keene Street in Newport, where a man was found unconscious on the pavement. A 41 year old man was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital however we can confirm...[more]

Meet the new faces keeping Gwent safe

Friday, 13 January 2017

Congratulations to our 17 new recruits, who have today taken part in their passing out parade, where they were given a warm welcome by the Chief Constable and PCC. The passing out parade celebrates the end of their initial 18...[more]

Use of Counterfeit Notes - Blackwood

Friday, 13 January 2017

Retailers...Please be aware that we've received a report of £20 and £50 counterfeit notes being presented/used at McDonalds in Blackwood.Enquiries are being carried out.Please remain vigilant and report any further incidents of...[more]

Can you help? Purse Theft in Monmouth

Friday, 13 January 2017

Do you recognise these two people?  We would like to speak with them in connection with the theft of an elderly lady’s purse in Gregg’s in Monmouth on Wednesday 28th December 2016 at around 10.30am. If anyone has any...[more]

Dispersal Order - This Weekend - Brynmawr

Friday, 13 January 2017

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Brynmawr area, 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 of the...[more]

Dispersal Order - Tredegar - This Weekend

Friday, 13 January 2017

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Tredegar area, 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 of the...[more]

Man found unconscious in Keene Street, Newport

Friday, 13 January 2017

Officers were called at around 11pm last night, Thursday 12th January to reports of a man found unconscious in the Keene Street/Cromwell Road area of Newport. The man has been taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital and is...[more]

Prison Recall - Justin Heggie - Arrested

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Justin Heggie, 20, from Caerphilly who police were trying to trace after he breached his licence conditions following release from prison has been located and arrested.[more]

UPDATE: Two charged following disorder on Halloween in Pill, Newport

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Following reports of disorder on Commercial Road in Pill on Halloween, Monday 31st October 2016, two men from Newport have been charged with Affray. They will appear before the courts next month.[more]

Prison Recall - Damien Jones Located

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Damien Jones, 34, from Nantyglo who police were trying to locate after he breached his licence conditions after being released from prison has been located and arrested.[more]

Missing 29 year old Leanne Price - located safe and well

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

29 year old Leanne Brenda Price from the Brynmawr and Abergavenny area who was reported missing has now been found safe and well. [more]

Can you help? Burglary on Caerphilly Road, Newport

Saturday, 7 January 2017

We are appealing for information following a burglary at a property on Caerphilly Road, Newport which happened sometime between 7.30pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 24th December 2016 . During the burglary  a jewellery box and...[more]

Appeal for information – Were you in or around the area of Lloyds Bar, Newport on New Year’s Eve?

Friday, 6 January 2017

We are appealing for information following an incident that took place outside Lloyds Bar in Newport at approximately 11.05pm on Saturday 31st December 2016 (New Year’s Eve). A 26 year old man was assaulted resulting in him...[more]

Torfaen Inspector's Blog - Thursday 5th January 2017

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Happy New Year to you all.New Year's Eve was as busy as we expected it to be, but thankfully the night passed without any major incidents. I hope that the New Year resolutions that most enthusiastically embrace on 1st January,...[more]

Prison Recall: Rhys Colyer

Thursday, 5 January 2017

We're appealing for information to locate 24 year old Rhys Colyer from Newport who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 9th December 2016. Colyer was serving a 3 year 11 month prison sentence...[more]

Missing Hengoed Teenager Located

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Chloe Davies, 16, from Hengoed who was reported as missing to police has now been located safe and well.[more]

Missing 15 year old from Newport located safe and well.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Missing 15 year old Declan Price from Bettws in Newport has now been located safe and well. [more]

CAUGHT: 33 year old man handed a prison sentence and fine following a burglary in Newport

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

On Thursday 29th December 2016 officers in Newport seized a substantial amount of cigarettes following a burglary on Commercial Street, Newport. A 33 year old man from the Newport area was arrested and charged. He has since...[more]



Appeals

CAN YOU HELP? £700 pound church cross damaged in Caerwent

Thursday, 19 January 2017

At approximately 12:00pm on Friday 13th January 2017 criminal damage was made to the inside of St Stephen's church in Caerwent. The offence occurred sometime between 12:00pm and 5:00pm. A large historical gold metal...[more]

Updated appeal for information - Keene Street

Thursday, 19 January 2017

WAS THIS YOU? Officers are continuing to appeal for information following the death of 41 year old Jan Jedrzejewski last Thursday 12th January. Enquiries are ongoing and officers are interested in speaking to a man who shined a...[more]

INSPECTOR'S BLOG: Newport West Inspector Richard Blakemore

Thursday, 19 January 2017

The start of the New Year has seen officers from Newport West begin to focus on the new 'Your Voice' priorities for each ward. Five of the ten wards within the area have speeding vehicles as their priority. We will work with...[more]

Appeal following a robbery on Commercial Road in Newport

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

At approximately 9:20am today, Wednesday 18th January 2017 we were called to reports of a robbery at a store on Corporation Road in Newport. The victim was unhurt but was understandably left shaken. The offender is...[more]

Missing a TV? Man arrested on suspicion of burglary in Newport

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

We currently have a male in custody who has been arrested along Glebe Street in Newport during the early hours of this morning on suspicion of burglary. The male was found in possession of a 32 inch television and officers are...[more]

Burglary, Maendy Way, Cwmbran

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

We're appealing for information following a burglary at a property on Maendy Way, Cwmbran which occurred sometime between 10.30pm on 15th January and 6.30am on 16th January. Vehicle keys and a Mitsubishi Shogun were stolen....[more]

Appeal - Assault, Tredegar

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

We're appealing for information following an assault that occurred on Attlee Way, Tredegar at approximately 7.20pm on 14th January.A man in his 70s was punched to the face. The offender is described as being a white male, aged...[more]

Public Toilets Vandalised - Blaenavon

Monday, 16 January 2017

We're appealing for information after the public toilets on Lion Street in Blaenavon were vandalised. The damage occurred sometime between 7.30am and 7.30pm on Friday 13th January. Hand rails were ripped off the walls and...[more]

Break in - Texaco Garage, Nantgarw Road, Caerphilly

Monday, 16 January 2017

We're appealing for information following a break in at the Texaco Garage, Nantgarw Road, Caerphilly.  The incident occurred at approximately 6.30am on 1st January.  Cigarettes were stolen.  Officers would like...[more]

UPDATE: Keene Street, Newport - Victim named

Saturday, 14 January 2017

At 11pm on Thursday 12th January, officers were called to Keene Street in Newport, where a man was found unconscious on the pavement. A 41 year old man was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital where he sadly later died. The 41...[more]

Officers in Alway prevent youngsters at Somerton Primary causing criminal damage by showing them the consequences...

Friday, 13 January 2017

The 'Price Tag' road-show saw officers teaching youngsters about the effects of criminal damage for the victim and offender by answering some simple questions on the repair costs. From a smashed windscreen to a broken wing...[more]

Can you help? Purse Theft in Monmouth

Friday, 13 January 2017

Do you recognise these two people?  We would like to speak with them in connection with the theft of an elderly lady’s purse in Gregg’s in Monmouth on Wednesday 28th December 2016 at around 10.30am. If anyone has any...[more]

Man found unconscious in Keene Street, Newport

Friday, 13 January 2017

Officers were called at around 11pm last night, Thursday 12th January to reports of a man found unconscious in the Keene Street/Cromwell Road area of Newport. The man has been taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital and is...[more]

Appeal following attempted break in - Cwm Industrial Estate

Thursday, 12 January 2017

We're appealing for information following an attempted break in at one of the units on Cwm Industrial Estate at approximately 8.45pm yesterday, Wednesday 11th January.These two men were caught on CCTV at the location.If you have...[more]

Can you help: Theft of fuel from Magor Services

Thursday, 12 January 2017

We're appealing for information to identify the driver of this van following the theft of £140  worth of fuel from Magor Services at around 1.20pm on Tuesday 10th January 2017. Anyone with information is asked to call 101...[more]

Appeal for information - Assault - Thornhill, Cwmbran

Thursday, 12 January 2017

We're appealing for information following an assault that occurred in the early hours of New Year's Day on Trannon Court, Thornhill, Cwmbran.At approximately 2am on 1st January a 42 year old woman was assaulted by another female...[more]

Can you help us find 46 year old Richard Jones from Newport...

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Richard - please stop hiding from us... Can you help us find 46 year old Richard Jones from Newport... We've been wanting to speak to Richard since the 25th August 2016 following a breach of his restraining order. Although Mr...[more]

Appeal to identify a male following tyres slashed in Newport

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Do you recognise this man? We would like to speak to him following tyres being slashed outside The Abundance Life Centre on Lower Dock Street in Newport. The offence occurred at approximately 11:40am on 30th October 2016. If...[more]

Appeal following attempted robbery - Pontypool

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

We're appealing for information following an attempted robbery that occurred in Pontypool Town Centre.At approximately 12pm on Friday 6th January a lady in her 70s was walking up the steps to the side of Lloyds Bank when she was...[more]

Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision - Croespenmaen

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Officers were called to a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at 7am this morning (10th January 2017) on Croespenmaen Industrial Estate. The collision involved a single vehicle; a yellow Peugeot 306. The sole...[more]

Missing 29 year old Leanne Price - have you seen her?

Monday, 9 January 2017

Have you seen Leanne Price?  We are appealing for information to help locate 29 year old Leanne Brenda Price. Leanne was last seen on Monday 3nd January 2017 on Brecon Road in Abergavenny. She hasn't been seen since then...[more]

Prison Recall - Gareth Weaver - Tredegar

Monday, 9 January 2017

We're appealing for information to locate 34 year old Gareth Weaver from Tredegar who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 21st October 2016.  Weaver was serving a 2 year 8 month prison...[more]

Appeal for information following numerous cases of criminal damage to the barriers at Whitewall in Magor

Monday, 9 January 2017

We are appealing for information following numerous cases of criminal damage to the barriers at Whitewall in Magor. The most recent offence was reported this morning however many other offences of a similar nature have been...[more]

Appeal following a safe and sentimental jewellery stolen during a burglary in Abergavenny

Monday, 9 January 2017

Do you recognise these items? We are appealing for information following a burglary along Prince's Street in Abergavenny. The offence occurred sometime in the afternoon on Friday 23rd December 2016. The offender/s made...[more]

Can you help? Burglary on Caerphilly Road, Newport

Saturday, 7 January 2017

We are appealing for information following a burglary at a property on Caerphilly Road, Newport which happened sometime between 7.30pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 24th December 2016 . During the burglary  a jewellery box and...[more]