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Latest News

UPDATE: Fatal RTC in Magor

Thursday, 23 February 2017

On Wednesday 22nd February at around 5.49am, we received reports of a road traffic collision on the A4810 Llanwern link road, near the Magor Brewery.  The incident involved a Vauxhall Corsa and a lorry. The driver of the...[more]

Dispersal Order in Cwmcarn

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Cwmcarn area, a Dispersal Order is being introduced today. The designated area of the order will include: George Street, Nantcarn Road, Tribute Avenue, Park Street, John...[more]

Dispersal Order in Brynmawr

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Brynmawr area, a Dispersal Order is being introduced today. The designated area of the order will include: Lakeside Retail Park, Lakeside Close and Lakeside Way and to...[more]

Dispersal Order in Risca

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Following recent reports of anti-social behaviour in the Risca area, a Dispersal Order is being introduced today. The designated area of the order will include: Tredegar Street, Dan Y Graig Road, Ebbw Street, Bridge Street,...[more]

Fatal RTC: Magor

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

We are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision that happened this morning, Wednesday 22nd February, at approximately 5.49am on the A4810 Llanwern link road, near the Magor Brewery.   The...[more]

Theft of two high value mountain bikes in Newport...

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

We're appealing for information following the theft of two high value mountain bikes from a property in the Llanvaches area of Newport. The theft is thought to have occurred sometime between Sunday 5th and Monday 6th...[more]

Distraction Burglary in St Julian's, Newport

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Officers in the Newport area are warning residents to be wary when dealing with doorstep callers following a recent distraction burglary in the St Julian’s area. Yesterday, Monday 20th February at around 4pm, two men knocked on...[more]

DID YOU SEE ANYTHING? RTC: Chepstow Road,Newport

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

We are appealing for information following a road traffic collision between a grey Skoda Octavia and a pedestrian last night, Monday 20th February. The collision happened at approximately 7.35pm on Chepstow Road, Newport near to...[more]

Ever wondered what it's like to be a police officer in Gwent?

Sunday, 19 February 2017

The Gwent Police Ride Along Scheme enables you to experience first-hand what your local officers are dealing with on a daily basis. You may be interested in finding out what happens when officers respond to calls, how they...[more]

Do you recognise these items of jewellery?

Friday, 17 February 2017

DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE? Our officers are working to try to trace the owners of a number of items of jewellery that were recovered in the Newport area. Officers believe that some of the jewellery may have been stolen from...[more]

DISPERSAL ORDER: Pontfaen, Newport

Thursday, 16 February 2017

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

Robbery, Cwmbran - Man Charged

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

A Cwmbran man has been arrested and charged following the robbery that occurred at the Spar store on Greanmeadow Square, Cwmbran on Saturday 11th February.  The 25 year old has been charged with robbery and possession of a...[more]

Warning following parking issues in Monmouth town centre...

Monday, 13 February 2017

Officers would like all residents and visitors to Monmouth town centre, to be aware of the issue of responsible parking. Local Police Constable Chris Butt said: 'We are monitoring parking obstructions, in particular on Priory...[more]

Robbery - Usk

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Officers are investigating a robbery at the One Stop Shop in Usk.[more]

Man arrested, drug offence - Abersychan

Sunday, 12 February 2017

A 45 year old man from the Pontypool area has been arrested on suspicion of production of a controlled drug after cannabis plants were found in a house in Abersychan.[more]

Robbery - Cwmbran

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Gwent Police is investigating a robbery that happened at the Spar store on Greanmeadow Square, Cwmbran.[more]

Patrols increasing following break ins in Waterloo and Draethen

Friday, 10 February 2017

Officers are advising residents to be extra vigilant following two properties being broken into in the Waterloo and Draethen areas.A property in Waterloo, Machen was broken into sometime between 7pm and 11.30pm on 30th January....[more]

Update: Drugs warrants in Newport - 28 now arrested

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

UPDATE: Following the drugs operation that took place in Newport yesterday, 28 people have now been arrested. Eleven men from the Newport area are appearing at Newport Magistrates court throughout today charged with possession...[more]

Newport residents: Can you help us find this man?

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Can you help? We'd like to speak to Curtis Hooper aged 18 who may be able to help us with an on-going investigation into the supply of illegal drugs. If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call 101 quoting...[more]

Delays on M4 Eastbound due to three vehicle incident

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

We are currently dealing with a three vehicle RTC on the M4 Eastbound near J23a, Magor - which occurred at approximately 6:47am this morning (Tuesday 7th January 2017). This incident did cause three lanes to close while...[more]

National police campaign launches to ‘Protect The Protectors’

Monday, 6 February 2017

It is now estimated that an assault on a police officer happens every four minutes*.  This is a shocking statistic that further supports the Police Federation of England and Wales' call to better protect those who risk...[more]

HEALTH WARNING: Illegal drug use

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Yesterday, we were made aware of three separate incidents in Newport where people were taken to hospital in a serious condition after taking what they believed to be cocaine. Four people in total were hospitalised after taking...[more]

Burglary in Great Oaks Park, Rogerstone

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Can you help? There was a burglary in Great Oaks Park in Rogerstone on Thursday 2nd February, sometime between 11.15 am and 5.45pm. A large amount of jewellery was taken which had great sentimental value along with cash and a...[more]

Newport man charged with three counts of class A and B drug offences

Friday, 3 February 2017

Following a foot pursuit by officers on Commercial Road to Dolphin Street a 21 year old man from Newport has been charged possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, Heroin and Crack Cocaine along with possession of a Class B...[more]

Meet our 20 new recruits ready to serve the public

Friday, 3 February 2017

Today we're welcoming another 20 new recruits to the Force, who have today taken part in the prestigious 'passing out parade'. The ceremony, which took place at the Christchurch Centre in Newport, marks the completion of the...[more]



Appeals

Burglary in Cwm Hir, Ebbw Vale

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Sometime between 6.45pm on Sunday 29th January 2017 and 10.30am on Monday 30th January 2017, money was stolen from a property on Cwm Hir in Ebbw Vale. If you have any information or saw anyone acting suspiciously, please call...[more]

Appeal following a burglary of high value items in Newport

Monday, 20 February 2017

Officers are investigating a burglary at an address on Chepstow Road in Newport. The offence occurred sometime between 12:55pm and 5:30pm on Sunday 19th February 2017. The offender/s have forced a rear kitchen door open to...[more]

Have you seen Damien Luce?

Monday, 20 February 2017

We would like to speak to 19 year old Damien Luce from Thornhill in Cwmbran who may be able to help us with information about a burglary in the Cwmbran area, last Monday and driving offences. If you have any information or...[more]

Burglary in Abercarn

Sunday, 19 February 2017

We're investigating a burglary that happened on Commercial Road in Abercarn sometime between Sunday 14th January and Thursday 26th January.  A house was broken into and jewellery was stolen. If you have any information or...[more]

Appeal for locate 30 year old Lewis Maxwell from Newport

Friday, 17 February 2017

We are appealing to help locate 30 year old Lewis Maxwell from Newport. Officers would like to speak to him following a breach of a court order.   Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call 101 quoting log...[more]

Do you recognise these items? Appeal following a burglary in Abergavenny

Friday, 17 February 2017

We are appealing for information following a burglary at an address on Avenue Road in Abergavenny. The offence occurred sometime between 7:20am and 1:20pm on Thursday 9th February 2017. The offender/s gained entry into the...[more]

Car Set Alight - Pontypool

Thursday, 16 February 2017

We're appealing for information following a car being set alight on Woodland Terrace in Cwmavon, Pontypool. The Ford Focus Zetec was targeted sometime around 12.50am on 11th February 2017. Anyone with information is asked to...[more]

Garage Break, Talywain, Pontypool

Thursday, 16 February 2017

We're appealing for information following a garage break in on Castle Wood, Talywain which occurred sometime overnight 14-15th February.Two Scott E Genius 710 Plus E-bikes were stolen (as pictured), along with a large number of...[more]

Assault, Tudor Road, Cwmbran

Thursday, 16 February 2017

We're appealing for information following an assault that occurred on Tudor Road in Cwmbran sometime between 3pm and 3.45pm on 13th February.A 21 year old local man was hit to the head and attended the Royal Gwent Hospital for...[more]

Can you help? Appeal following three fuel thefts in Newport

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Do you recognise this man? We'd like to speak with him following three fuel thefts from Bettws Service Station in Newport. It's believed the same male entered the forecourt of three separate occasion to fill up a container...[more]

ARREST UPDATE: Armed robbery in Usk

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

We recently appealed for information following an armed robbery at The One Stop Shop in Usk on Sunday 12th February 2017. Two men have now be arrested in connection with this offence. They are both currently in police...[more]

Handbag Theft - Nelson

Monday, 13 February 2017

We're appealing for information following the theft of a handbag.I woman in her 60s was walking along Heol Morien in Nelson at approximately 4.20pm on Sunday 12th February when she was approached by a man who stole her handbag....[more]

Attempted Robbery - Gelligaer Road, Cefn Hengoed

Monday, 13 February 2017

We're appealing for information following an attempted robbery that occurred on Gelligaer Road in Cefn Hengoed at approximately 5pm on Sunday 12th February. Two boys and three girls, aged approximately 13/14 years old,...[more]

CCTV appeal: Officers are continuing to investigate an armed robbery at the One Stop Shop in Usk

Monday, 13 February 2017

Officers are continuing to investigate an armed robbery at the One Stop Shop in Usk. The offence occurred at approximately 6:00am on Sunday 12th February 2017. A man approached staff outside the store as they were opening...[more]

Did you see anything? Appeal following a burglary in Abergavenny

Monday, 13 February 2017

We are appealing for information following a burglary at an address on Avenue Road in Abergavenny. The offence occurred sometime between 7:20am and 1:20pm on Thursday 9th February 2017. The offender/s gained entry via a...[more]

Vehicle Set Alight - Commercial Street - Senghenydd

Friday, 10 February 2017

We're appealing for information following a dark grey Vauxhall Meriva being set alight on Commercial Street in Senghenydd near it's junction with Caerphilly Road.The incident occurred between 6.45am and 7.15am on 31st...[more]

Appeal for information - Assault, Pontlottyn

Friday, 10 February 2017

We're appealing for information following an assault that occurred outside the Lord Nelson pub in Pontlottyn.The incident occurred at approximately 8.30pm on Saturday 10th December.A 45 year old local woman was punched to the...[more]

CCTV appeal following a purse theft in Monmouth

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Recognise these two? We'd like to speak with them in relation to a theft of a purse sometime between 10:00am and 11:00am on Saturday 21st January 2017. The victim had placed shopping bags down whilst inside St Mary's Priory...[more]

Assault - George Street, Pontypool

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

We're appealing for information to identify this man who we would like to speak with following an assault that occurred at A and B stores in George Street, Pontypool. The incident occurred at approximately 2.35pm on Wednesday...[more]

RE-APPEAL - Prison Recall - Jordan Shaw

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

We're re-appealing for information to locate 20 year old Jordan Shaw from Brynmawr who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 26th December 2016. Shaw was serving a 5 month 28 day prison sentence...[more]

Appeal following a serious RTC Grosmont Road, Llanvihangel Crucorney

Monday, 6 February 2017

At approximately 11:45pm on Sunday 5th February 2017  officers  were called to reports of a single vehicle RTC at Grosmont Road in Llanvihangel Crucorney. The 23 year old driver suffered serious head injuries and was...[more]

Lead/ Copper thefts - Torfaen Schools

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Officers in Torfaen are appealing for information following lead/copper being stolen from three schools in the area. During the early hours of 1st November 2016 copper was stolen from Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School. (log...[more]

Have you seen this stolen bike from Newport?

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Sometime between 7:30pm on Saturday 28th January 2017 and 6:00am on Sunday 29th January  2017 we received a report of a theft from Rodney Road in Newport. Stolen was a Yellow Yamaha R1 which was left secure with two...[more]

Have you seen her? Prison recall Samantha West

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Have you seen 32 year old Samantha Kelly West who has breached her licence conditions after being been released from prison on 22nd December 2016. Due to the fact that Samantha, who was released on licence, has breached her...[more]

Do you recognise this pair? Appeal following a burglary at a builder's merchants in Newport

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Do you recognise this pair? Can you help identify these two males who we'd like to speak to following burglary at a builder's merchants on Corporation Road in Newport. The offence occurred at approximately 8:25pm on...[more]