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Latest News

Dispersal order in Bettws, Newport this weekend

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

A Dispersal Order has been issued in Bettws, Newport to tackle anti-social behaviour. The Dispersal Order will be live between the hours of 6.00pm and 1.00am on both Friday 12th February and Saturday 13th February 2016. The...[more]

BLOG - A message from Torfaen Inspector, David Morgan - 10th February 2016

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Hello all and welcome to my latest Blog.  Work continues to tackle anti-social behaviour in the Greenmeadow Ward and I am pleased to report that progress is being made with the main perpetrators. I chaired a meeting with...[more]

INSPECTORS BLOG: A message from Monmouthshire South Inspector, Lysha Thompson

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Hello readers, thank you for taking the time to read this month's Blog. Again lots of feedback from last month's Blog and I have shared some issues raised and the thanks received with the Teams at Caldicot and Chepstow. Also...[more]

Man arrested in Newport drugs warrant

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Yesterday, officers in Newport carried out a drugs warrant at Commercial Road. A 21 year old man from Newport was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class B drugs. He is currently on bail, pending further...[more]

Illegal Parking Targeted in Blackwood

Monday, 8 February 2016

32 Traffic Offence Reports were issued to motorists in Blackwood over the weekend. [more]

BLOG - A message from Blaenau Gwent Inspector, Phillip Morris - 8th February 2016

Monday, 8 February 2016

Hello all,It seems a long time ago now, but I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year. I was working Christmas day night and in the early hours of Boxing Day took a call from a Cwm resident reporting that...[more]

38 year old man from Newport arrested for going equipped for theft

Friday, 5 February 2016

At around 2.50am this morning, officers noticed a man acting suspiciously on Risca Road in Newport. When they stopped him, he was found in possession of a screwdriver and chisel. He was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for...[more]

Located and arrested - 30 year old Gareth Scammell

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Located and arrested - 30 year old Gareth Scammell [more]

Prison sentence for burglary at St John Ambulance Hall, Abergavenny

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Sometime between 31st December 2015 and 2nd January 2016, St John Ambulance Hall in Abergavenny was broken into. During this burglary, £500 worth of damage was caused to property and over £200 worth of cash and vouchers were...[more]

To the mother of the new-born baby: Please speak to Lucy, who can help

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

To the mother of the new-born baby in Newport, please get in touch with Lucy, who can offer you help and support. The number for the mother to call is 07572 153381. Please don't call this number unless you are the mother or...[more]

LGBT History Month

Monday, 1 February 2016

LGBT History Month is a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements. Police forces throughout Wales are strong supporters of the LGBT community...[more]

Edwin Hart located and arrested

Monday, 1 February 2016

34 year old Edwin Hart from Newport, who police were trying to trace after he breached his licence conditions after being released from prison has now been located.[more]

BLOG - A message from Caerphilly South Inspector, Gareth Jones - 1st February 2016

Monday, 1 February 2016

Hello all, welcome back to my monthly update for Caerphilly South.  For newcomers, Caerphilly South incorporates the Bedwas and Caerphilly areas and covers a total of seven neighbourhood wards. The beginning of the...[more]

Your Voice: Traffic Operation - Argoed and Penmaen

Friday, 29 January 2016

Officers have been out in the Argoed and Penmaen areas this week conducting traffic operations.[more]

Fatal Road Traffic Collison, A467, Newbridge - Deceased Named and Tribute

Friday, 29 January 2016

The 58 year old male passenger who died following the road traffic collision in Newbridge on Wednesday (27th January) can now be named as 58 year old Paul Derek Daley from Cefn Fforest[more]

All Wales Winter Anti Drink/Drug Driving Campaign - Results

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Over 500 arrests were made during the month-long All Wales Winter Anti Drink/Drug Driving Campaign. The campaign launched on 1st December and concluded on New Year's Day. During this time police officers across Wales breath...[more]

Located - 17 year old Jessica Jones

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Located - 17 year old Jessica Jones[more]

Peter Howells OBE: A sad week for Gwent Police

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

This week is very sad week for Gwent Police as we lose one of our finest, Peter Howells OBE. Special Constabulary Chief Officer, Richard Jones has made the following statement: "It is with great sadness that I have to...[more]

Anti-Social Behaviour Closure Order: Flat in Newport boarded up

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

A flat in Newport will be boarded up today, after Newport City Centre Neighbourhood Policing Team obtained an anti-social behaviour closure order from Newport Magistrates Court this morning. Crime and Disorder Reduction...[more]

Burglar behind bars

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

A 41 year old man from Pontypool, who was wanted by police, is now in prison thanks to a tip off from members of the public, who had spotted him around the Usk area. Monmouthshire officers tracked him down and he was...[more]

Were you in the Trecenydd area on Saturday night?

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Were you in the Trecenydd area on Saturday night?[more]

Gwent Police to Recruit 100 New Officers

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Gwent Police to Recruit 100 New Officers[more]

Holocaust Memorial Day

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day - an event that takes place on 27th January each year. It's a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond...[more]

Located - 60 year old Paul Bevan from the Abertillery area

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Located - 60 year old Paul Bevan from the Abertillery area[more]

Located - 15 year old Megan Turner

Monday, 25 January 2016

Located - 15 year old Megan Turner[more]



Appeals

Residents asked to be vigilant following break ins - Blackwood

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Officers are appealing for information and asking residents to remain vigilant and be mindful of home security following several breaks ins in the Blackwood area.[more]

Appeal for information - Single vehicle road traffic collision on the mountain road near to the Mountain Ash Inn, Abertysswg

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Appeal for information - Single vehicle road traffic collision on the mountain road near to the Mountain Ash Inn, Abertysswg[more]

Appeal for information, theft, Cwmbran

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a Husqvarna WR 250 Motorcross Bike being stolen from a van parked on Greenwood Avenue, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran sometime between 8pm on 7th February and 5.40pm on 8th February.Anyone with...[more]

Appeal for information - Disorder - Cwmbran

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Officers are investigating an incident of disorder which took place in the Waterloo Inn on Llandowlais Street, Oakfield, Cwmbran.[more]

Appeal for information - Cat Shot with Pellet Gun - Blaina

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a cat being shot in the eye with a pellet gun. [more]

Appeal for information - Fire, Abertysswg

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a barn fire on Tysswg Lane, Abertysswg which occurred in the early hours of 7th February.[more]

Criminal Damage - Cefn Fforest

Monday, 8 February 2016

We're appealing for information following four vehicles being damaged in the Cefn Fforest area.[more]

Appeal for information, theft, Boots, Cwmbran

Monday, 8 February 2016

We're appealing for information to identify the man and two women pictured, who we would like to speak to following the theft of fragrances and cosmetics - with an approximate value of £1700 from Boots in Cwmbran Shopping Centre.[more]

Appeal for information - Sexual assault in the Newbridge area

Friday, 5 February 2016

Appeal for information - Sexual assault in the Newbridge area[more]

Caerphilly residents reminded to remain vigilant following two breaks in - Van Road

Thursday, 4 February 2016

We're appealing for information and reminding residents to stay vigilant following two break ins at properties on Van Road, Caerphilly over the last week.[more]

Appeal for information - Assault, Blackwood

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a 66 year old man being assaulted on Woodbine Road, Blackwood.[more]

Appeal for information - Robbery - Cefn Hengoed

Monday, 1 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a robbery that took place on Pottery Lane, Cefn Hengoed. At approximately 2.30pm on 31st January a 42 year old man was walking along when he was approached by two men with two dogs. He...[more]

Appeal to locate man and woman following Aggravated Burglary, Nelson

Monday, 1 February 2016

We're appealing for information to locate 31 year old Carl Williams from Blaina (pictured) and 18 year old Courtney John from Treharris (no photo available) who we would like to speak with in connection with an aggravated...[more]

Appeal for information to locate missing Abercarn Woman

Monday, 1 February 2016

We're appealing for information to locate 63 year old Judith Green who has been reported as missing from her home address in Abercarn.  Judith was reported as missing on 19th January and inquiries so far indicate she may...[more]

Appeal for information following, burglary, Pontypool

Monday, 1 February 2016

We're appealing for information following a burglary at a property on New Road, New Inn, Pontypool which occurred sometime between 8.30am and 12pm on 29th January[more]

High value tools stolen from a building site on Hill Street, Blaenavon

Friday, 29 January 2016

High value tools stolen from a building site on Hill Street, Blaenavon[more]

Did you see anything suspicious? 10 vehicles damaged at Nelson car sales garage

Friday, 29 January 2016

Did you see anything suspicious? 10 vehicles damaged at Nelson car sales garage[more]

Appeal for information - Fatal Road Traffic Collison, A467, Newbridge

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Appeal for information - Fatal Road Traffic Collison, A467, Newbridge[more]

Appeal for information - Fatal Road Traffic Collison, A467, Newbridge

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Appeal for information - Fatal Road Traffic Collison, A467, Newbridge[more]

Two cars stolen in Abergavenny burglary

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Sometime between 5.15pm on Friday 22nd January and 10.55am on Sunday 24th January, a house in Chapel Road in Abergavenny was broken into and two cars were stolen from the driveway. These cars are similar to the ones you...[more]

Burglary at Coleg Gwent, Nash Campus

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Do you recognise this person? We would like to speak to them in connection with a burglary that happened on 6th January 2016 at Coleg Gwent Nash Campus, in Newport. You may recognise the hoody as it has distinctive '1974'...[more]

Appeal for information following fire, Swffryd

Friday, 22 January 2016

We're appealing for information following a fire at a car garage on Swffryd Road, Swffryd this morning, Friday 22nd January.[more]

Re-appeal for information following fire at Coed Eva Primary School ahead of this weekend's Fundraiser

Friday, 22 January 2016

Ahead of the community fundraising event organised by Coed Eva School PTA taking place this weekend, officers investigating the fire would like to re-new their appeal for information/witnesses.[more]

Assault on Commercial Road, Newport

Friday, 22 January 2016

Do you recognise this man? We would like to speak to him in connection with an assault that took place on Wednesday 30th December 2015 at around 3.15pm on Commercial Road in Newport. He is described as being in his mid 20's with...[more]

Appeal for information - criminal damage - Abertysswg Primary School

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

We're appealing for information following damage caused to the children's play area at Abertysswg Primary School on Walter Street on Sunday night, 17th December. [more]