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Latest News

Over 100 children in Gwent to take part in MOY this summer

Friday, 22 July 2016

This summer, over a 100 Year 8 children in Gwent have been selected to take part in MOY. MOY, which stands for Motivating Our Youth, is part of the All Wales School Liaison Core Programme and is funded by the Police and Crime...[more]

Man charged with armed robberies in Newport

Friday, 22 July 2016

We recently appealed for information regarding two armed robberies, one in Betfred in Newport and the other in William Hill in Caerleon. On Wednesday, a 43 year old man from the Chepstow area was arrested in connection with...[more]

Applying to become a Police Constable? Transfer your SEARCH scores now!

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Have you recently undertaken a Police SEARCH Assessment Centre, in a bid to become a police officer? The GREAT NEWS is that we are now accepting a transfer of those results... The criteria for transferring your results is as...[more]

Positive result after a recent car cruise in Newport

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Recently we issued a warning to those wishing to take part in car cruises in the Gwent area. Gwent Police were made aware of a cruise taking place last weekend in Spytty Retail Park, Newport. Officers believe those involved...[more]

Gwent Police and its partners join forces to target scammers and swindlers targeting the elderly

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Gwent Police is working hard with their partner agencies to tackle scammers and swindlers. These are the people who make the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our community a complete misery. Whether it's...[more]

Officers in Newport are cracking down on cyclists in the city centre.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Over the next few weeks officers will be enforcing a traffic order to prohibit cycling through the city centre of Newport. It follows recent reports of a number of incidents of those causing a danger to pedestrians during...[more]

Arrest made after Cannabis cultivation discovered at an address in Newport

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

At approximately 12:30am on Friday 15th July 2016 Gwent Police attended an address on Lliswerry Road, Newport and discovered a Cannabis cultivation. A 31 year old male from the Newport area was arrested on suspicion of...[more]

Fatal road collision on A467 - Friday 15th July 2016

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

At approximately 4.30pm on Friday 15th July, we received reports of a fatal road collision on the A467 between Bassaleg roundabout and Rogerstone . The collision involved an Isuzu Pick-Up and a Vauxhall Astra...[more]

Missing Teenager Located Safe and Well

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

16 year old Jordan Owen who was reported as missing from his home in the Hengoed area has been located safe and well.[more]

Calling all POKEMON GO gamers...

Monday, 18 July 2016

Pokemon are like criminals... we "gotta catch 'em all", but we're asking people not to lose sight of the real world and the laws in place when they are out and about on the hunt for Pokemons. - Don't make yourself...[more]

Missing New Inn Man Located Safe and Well

Monday, 18 July 2016

55 year old Andrew Beacham from New Inn who was reported as missing to police has been located safe and well.[more]

Prison Recall - McCauley Morgan located and arrested

Friday, 15 July 2016

Prison Recall - McCauley Morgan located and arrested[more]

Prison Recall - Dean Jones - Located

Friday, 15 July 2016

27 year old Dean Jones from the Blackwood area who police were trying to trace after he breached his licence conditions after being released from prison has been located and arrested.[more]

INSPECTORS BLOG: A message from Monmouthshire North Inspector, Arwel Hicks

Friday, 15 July 2016

As I write, the news is reporting the incident in Nice, France where many people have died or been injured in another terrorist attack.  Three days of national mourning have been announced and my thoughts go out to those who...[more]

Public Misconduct Hearing – Monday 25th July 2016

Friday, 15 July 2016

Public Misconduct Hearing – Monday 25th July 2016 - Gwent Police Headquarters, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran NP44 2XJ  Police Constable Geraghty will attend a Misconduct Hearing in relation to an allegation of Gross Misconduct...[more]

Four Arrested following Distraction Incidents across Gwent

Friday, 15 July 2016

Four people from Cardiff have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit Burglary in the Gwent area.  Last month we appealed for information following eight distraction incidents that occurred across the force...[more]

A warning to those thinking about taking part in car cruises in the Gwent area.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Gwent Police is reminding motorists that driving in an anti-social manner is a crime and can adversely affect local residents and visitors to the area. Anti-social driving can range from careless driving to deliberate activity,...[more]

Next week: Meet your local Inspector for Blaenau Gwent

Friday, 15 July 2016

Next week: Meet your local Inspector for Blaenau Gwent[more]

Police Bravery Awards tonight

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The day has arrived..... It's the annual Police Bravery Awards - a very special day where we get to formally recognise some truly outstanding acts of bravery by officers, both on and off duty, across England and Wales. We are...[more]

INSPECTORS BLOG: A message from Newport East Inspector, Sarah Davies

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. Welcome to my latest blog, it has been a busy few months where we have seen lots of events and police action going on within Newport East. We have listened to the 'Your Voice' priorities...[more]

Gwent Police have recorded nearly 300 positive roadside drug tests.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Officers in Gwent have been out and about using a roadside drug test called a 'DrugWipe' which uses  a saliva sample to test for the likes of Cannabis and Cocaine. The test shows a valid reading  within as little as...[more]

19 year old Curtis Lewis - located and arrested

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

We appealed for information relating to the whereabouts of 19 year old Curtis Lewis from Newport who was wanted for breach of a court order after a warrant was issued by Gwent Magistrates Court. Curtis has now been located...[more]

Inspector's Blog- Blaenau Gwent

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Hello all and welcome to my first blog as Inspector at Blaenau Gwent.  I’ve been a Police Officer with Gwent Police for 13 years, completing most of my service within the Caerphilly area, also covering Blackwood and...[more]

Inspector's Blog - Caerphilly North (Bargoed, Rhymney and Ystrad Mynach)

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well and enjoying the summer weather. I know it’s been a bit wet of late but this hasn’t stopped us from enjoying some great events across the Caerphilly North area and of course the...[more]

Missing 43 year old man located safe and well

Monday, 11 July 2016

Missing 43 year old man located safe and well[more]



Appeals

Motorbike stolen from Tredegar Park, Newport

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Gwent Police is appealing for information after a motorbike was stolen from Tredegar Park on Cardiff Road, Newport. At approximately 8:00pm on the 20th July 2016 the victim reported the bike was missing from the...[more]

Appeal for information after an attempted fire at a shop in Newport

Thursday, 21 July 2016

We are appealing for information after an attempted fire was deliberately started at a shop on Albany Street in Newport on Friday 24th June 2016. It's believed the offenders poured accelerant through a broken window of Wildcat...[more]

Theft, Cash Generator, Cwmbran

Thursday, 21 July 2016

We're appealing for information to identify this man who we would like to speak with following a theft from Cash Generator in Cwmbran.  A approximately 4.20pm on Saturday 18th June a man entered the store and purchased an...[more]

Prison Recall - Alex Livingstone

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

We're appealing for information to locate 44 year old Alex Livingstone from Llanbradach who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 3rd June 2016.Livingstone received a 6 month prison sentence for...[more]

Prison Recall - Kyran Peplar

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

We're appealing for information to locate 25 year old Kyran Peplar from Crosskeys who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 21st January 2016. Peplar received a 6 year 6 month prison sentence...[more]

Appeal for information after the theft of £10,000 of fibre optic cabling from wind farm site in Phillipstown, Rhymney

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Officers are currently investigating a break in at a wind farm site in Phillipstown, Rhymney.  The incident took place at approximately 4am on Wednesday 1st June 2016.  Approximately £10,000 of fibre optic cabling was...[more]

Armed Robbery, Caerleon

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Do you recognise this man? We'd like to speak to him in connection with an armed robbery that happened on Sunday 17th July 2016 at 12.40pm at the William Hill betting office on Cross Street in Caerleon. The man entered the...[more]

Do you recognise this man?

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Officers in Newport would like to speak to this man in connection with an incident that took place near the bus stop at Gem Park, Stow Hill on 28th June at around 8.30pm. The man is described as being white, aged 40-50,...[more]

Did you see anything suspicious? Two vehicles repeatedly damaged in Caerphilly...

Monday, 18 July 2016

Did you see anything suspicious? Two vehicles repeatedly damaged in Caerphilly...[more]

Burglary, Roberts Terrace, Tredegar

Monday, 18 July 2016

We're appealing for information following a burglary at a property on Roberts Terrace, Tredegar which occurred sometime between 5.30pm on 17th July and 3.30pm on 18th July. Power tools were stolen include a Challenger planer, a...[more]

STOLEN - Landrover Defender - Trinant

Monday, 18 July 2016

We're appealing for information following a red Landrover Defender (similar to that pictured), registration number CN52 UXL, being stolen from Llanerch Lane in Trinant sometime overnight, 17-18th July. If you have any...[more]

Appeal for information after a robbery on Newport Road, Caldicot

Friday, 15 July 2016

At approximately 4:40pm of Sunday 29th May 2016 Gwent Police received reports of robbery at a shop on Newport Road, Caldicot. A male used threatening behaviour and stole items from the shop including a scratch card and...[more]

Have you seen these two stolen bikes from Newport?

Friday, 15 July 2016

We are appealing for information following a burglary on Dewland Park Road in Newport. The offence occurred overnight, sometime between 1:00am the 10th July 2016 to 9:30am on the 11th of July 2016. Stolen from the property...[more]

Appeal for information after a fail to stop RTC in Gilwern

Thursday, 14 July 2016

We are appealing for information after a road traffic collision on Brunant Road in Gilwern at approximately 5:00pm on Sunday 12th June 2016. The offending vehicle is a silver Ford KA which collided with a police vehicle and...[more]

Appeal for information following an assault in Pontypool

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Appeal for information following an assault in Pontypool[more]

Appeal - One year old pug stolen from a garden in Pengam

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Appeal - One year old pug stolen from a garden in Pengam[more]

Appeal for information following a theft from a service station, Raglan

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

We are appealing for information following a theft from a service station along the A40 near Raglan on 2nd July 2016 . The offence occurred sometime around 11:50am. The offender entered the shop area of the service station...[more]

Appeal for information following two burglaries in Bassaleg, Newport

Monday, 11 July 2016

We are appealing for information following two burglaries of a similar nature in Bassaleg, Newport. The first happened on the 26th May 2016 sometime between 11:30am and 5:30pm at an address in Birch Trees. The...[more]

Appeal for information after a bike was stolen from Golden Mile View, Newport

Monday, 11 July 2016

 At approximately 9:15pm on the 10th of July 2016 Gwent Police received reports a bike had been stolen from Golden Mile View in Newport. The offence occurred sometime between 7:00pm and 7:30pm. The 'Giant Stance' bike...[more]

Re-appeal for for witnesses to come forward following the fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Abertysswg on 9th February 2016

Friday, 8 July 2016

Re-appeal for for witnesses to come forward following the fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Abertysswg on 9th February 2016 [more]

Prison Recall - Duane Gibbs

Friday, 8 July 2016

We're appealing for information to locate 34 year old Duane Gibbs from the West Midlands  area who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on the 7th of October 2015. Duane received a 2 year...[more]

Appeal for information following cash machines being tampered with across Gwent

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

We are appealing for information following cash machines being tampered with across Gwent. It is suspected the internal belt within the machine has been adjusted to prevent money being dispensed to the customer. The...[more]

Burglary, Caerphilly Business Park

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

We're appealing for information after a portacabin on Caerphilly Business Park on Van Road was broken into. Rigid drainage equipment was stolen worth approximately £50,000. Two vans were also damaged. The burglary occurred...[more]

Appeal for information after an attempted robbery on Chepstow Road, Newport

Monday, 4 July 2016

We are appealing for information to find this man following an attempted robbery at approximately 9:30am on Monday 4th July 2016 along Chepstow Road, Newport. Thankfully, the victim managed to get away having nothing stolen...[more]

Further Distraction Incidents in Caerphilly Area

Monday, 4 July 2016

Following the advice and appeal for information we issued last week in relation to several distraction incidents across the force, we have had two more reported over the weekend. Both incidents occurred on Saturday 2nd July and...[more]