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Latest News

BLOG: A message from Torfaen Inspector, David Morgan (26th May 2016)

Thursday, 26 May 2016

BLOG: A message from Torfaen Inspector, David Morgan (26th May 2016)[more]

UPDATE: 29 year old Phillip Frost located and arrested

Thursday, 26 May 2016

UPDATE: 29 year old Phillip Frost located and arrested[more]

Five arrests on drug drivers in one evening.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Officers in Newport have made five arrests in just one evening by using a roadside device called a 'DrugWipe'. It can test a saliva sample for drugs like Cannabis and Cocaine within as little as 8 minutes. A positive test...[more]

Police ready to use new powers to prevent harm caused by psychoactive substances

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Police ready to use new powers to prevent harm caused by psychoactive substances[more]

CAUGHT AND IN COURT SPECIAL: 27 years in prison for a gang found guilty as part of Operation Imperial

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

At Cardiff Crown Court today, the jury reached a verdict regarding the four defendants under investigation by Operation Imperial, for modern day slavery. The jury made a finding of guilt regarding offences of forced labour,...[more]

Thieves Target Vehicles in Newport

Monday, 23 May 2016

Officers in Newport are asking residents to be extra vigilant following an increased number of reports of thefts from unattended vehicles during the last month. Between the 20th of April and the 19th of May 2016 around 85...[more]

Caerphilly Residents tax scam warning...

Monday, 23 May 2016

Caerphilly Residents tax scam warning...[more]

Warning to Caerphilly residents after thieves target the area

Friday, 20 May 2016

Gwent Police are warning residents to keep a closer eye on their property and report any suspicious activity immediately after a spike in reported incidents throughout the Caerphilly area in the past 7 days. As the better...[more]

Update: Wall Street, Ebbw Vale burglary - man arrested and charged

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Update: Wall Street, Ebbw Vale burglary - man arrested and charged[more]

Blaenau Gwent Inspector issues 48 hour Dispersal Order this weekend

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Blaenau Gwent Inspector issues 48 hour Dispersal Order this weekend [more]

Two arrested in Newport following warrant

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

This morning, officers in Newport carried out a warrant at Potters Street. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences - one aged 44 and the other aged 15. Over £10,000 in cash was also seized.[more]

Those caught speeding on the SDR, Newport will be prosecuted.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Gwent Police are paying particular attention to the SDR after reports of anti-social driving. In just one hour officers caught 61 motorists going over the speed limit of 50mph, with the fasted recorded as 85mph near the Coldra...[more]

Velothon Wales – Sunday 22nd May 2016

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The Velothon is coming to Gwent this Sunday and in order to ensure the route is safe for the 18,000 participants, extensive road closures are being implemented. The organisers have been working hard to minimise disruption as...[more]

Update: Distraction burglary, Trinant Terrace, Trinant

Monday, 16 May 2016

Update: Distraction burglary, Trinant Terrace, Trinant[more]

Fatal RTC - A467, Rogerstone

Monday, 16 May 2016

Gwent Police were called at approximately 9:05am this morning, Monday 16th May 2016 to reports of a three vehicle RTC on the A467, Rogerstone. As a result of the incident we can sadly confirm a 26 year old male from the Argoed...[more]

RTC A467, Rogerstone

Monday, 16 May 2016

Gwent Police were called at approximately 9:05am on Monday 16th May 2016 to reports of a RTC on the A467, Rogerstone. The road and the footbridge near Pye Corner is currently closed. Officers are redirecting the public and...[more]

INSPECTOR'S BLOG: A final blog from Caerphilly Inspector, Gareth Jones (May 13th)

Friday, 13 May 2016

INSPECTOR'S BLOG: A final blog from Caerphilly Inspector, Gareth Jones (May 13th)[more]

Appeal for information - Theft - Ystrad Mynach

Friday, 13 May 2016

We're appealing for information to identify this man who we would like to speak with following a theft from Tesco in Ystrad Mynach at approximately 3.30am this morning. If you can assist, please call 101 quoting log 65 13/05/16.[more]

First-aid training delivered to 5000 pupils throughout Gwent

Friday, 13 May 2016

Back in September 2014, working with St John Cymru Wales, we launched an exciting new initiative which took Community Support Officers into all Primary Schools within Gwent to deliver first aid training to Year 5...[more]

INSPECTORS BLOG: Lyshas last blog

Friday, 13 May 2016

Hello residents, I hope you are all well and enjoying the slow onset of spring...I am assured the sun will be seeking us out soon so hang on in there.  This is my last Blog for South Monmouthshire so I just wanted to share...[more]

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

Friday, 13 May 2016

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. Welcome to my Blog for April, where has the time gone this year!? My teams have been busy over the last couple of months dealing with crime and anti-social behaviour and addressing the 'Your...[more]

Appeal for witnesses - Fire - St Davids RC Primary School, Cwmbran

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Gwent Police is continuing  to investigate a fire at St Davids RC Primary School on Caldicot Way, Cwmbran which occurred at approximately 8pm on Saturday 30th April. Officers are particularly interested in speaking to...[more]

Off-roaders are being stopped in their tracks!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Off-roaders are being stopped in their tracks! [more]

Torfaen Inspector's Blog - 11th May 2016

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

On 27th April I went to the Blaenavon Town Council meeting where we discussed the issues of speeding that are being reported to the Town Councillors. In addition, concerns were raised regarding anti-social driving in the Town...[more]

Misconduct Hearing Outcome – 9th May 2016

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Misconduct Hearing Outcome – 9th May 2016 [more]



Appeals

Prison Recall – 43 year old Jason Price

Friday, 27 May 2016

Prison Recall – 43 year old Jason Price[more]

Prison Recall – 31 year old Tyrone Birkett

Friday, 27 May 2016

Prison Recall – 31 year old Tyrone Birkett[more]

BEWARE: A new phone scam is targeting people in Gwent.

Friday, 27 May 2016

On the 14th May to the 21st of May 2016 a vulnerable elderly lady in Bargoed started to receive scam calls. The caller tricked her into buying "Paysafecard" vouchers to the value of £175, then £100, from her local...[more]

Appeal for information after Budget Vets in Abertillery was broken into last night

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Appeal for information after Budget Vets in Abertillery was broken into last night[more]

Appeal for information after two bikes stolen from a roof rack in Tredegar.

Monday, 23 May 2016

We're appealing for information after two bikes were stolen from a roof rack in Bryn Bach Park, Tredegar sometime between 12:45pm and 1:00pm on Wednesday 18th May 2016.The offenders are believed to have forced the secured locks...[more]

Prison Recall – 38 year old Michael Anthony

Monday, 23 May 2016

We are appealing for information to locate 38 year old Michael Anthony from Newport who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 20th May 2016. Anthony was sentenced for 3 years and 6 months for...[more]

Newport homeowner conned by online advert

Monday, 23 May 2016

On Sunday the 1st of May 2016 at approximately 2:00pm two men delivered a washing machine to an address on Constable Drive in Newport.The homeowner was led to believe via the advert online they had purchased a good condition...[more]

Appeal for information – Attempted burglary at the Spar in Trecenydd Road, Caerphilly

Friday, 20 May 2016

Gwent Police is appealing for information to identify this man, who we would like to speak to following an attempted burglary at the Spar in Trecenydd Road, Caerphilly in the early hours of Saturday 30th April and again on ...[more]

Appeal for information after three bikes stolen from a garage in Bulwark, Chepstow.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

We're appealing for information after three bikes were stolen from a garage in Redwood Close in Bulwark, sometime between 6:30pm and 6:45om on Wednesday 18th May 2016. The offenders are believed to have a cut a hole in the...[more]

Appeal for information for prison absconder Craig Redman

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Gwent Police is appealing for information to locate 29 year old Craig Redman who has absconded from HMP Prescoed in Usk. He was last seen at between 6:00am and 12:00 noon on Thursday 28th April 2016. Anyone who has information...[more]

Have you seen this stolen quad bike?

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

We are appealing for information after a high value quad bike was stolen from a property on Corporation Road, Newport. The offence happened sometime overnight between Tuesday 17th of May and Wednesday 18th of May 2016. The...[more]

Warning to Tredegar residents after thieves target the area

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Warning to Tredegar residents after thieves target the area[more]

Appeal for information following an assault on Bethcar Street, Ebbw Vale

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Appeal for information following an assault on Bethcar Street, Ebbw Vale [more]

Appeal for information after the theft of a high value mobile food van, Newport

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

On Monday the 16th of May 2016 between 1:00pm and 11:30pm a high value mobile food van was stolen from Clytha Square, Newport. The van is being described as a Renault Master T35 D LWB and is white in colour. It also has red...[more]

Appeal for information after a fatal RTC on the A467, Rogerstone

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

At around 9:05am on Monday 16th of May 2016, Gwent Police received reports of a three vehicle RTC on the A467, Rogerstone. The three vehicles involved were a Scania 40 tonne goods vehicle, a Scania tipper lorry and a Vauxhall...[more]

Appeal for information after break in at Crosskeys Pentecostal Church on Gladstone Street in Crosskeys

Monday, 16 May 2016

Appeal for information after break in at Crosskeys Pentecostal Church on Gladstone Street in Crosskeys[more]

Appeal for information after a motorbike was stolen from a garage in Thorn Avenue, Newbridge

Monday, 16 May 2016

Appeal for information after a motorbike was stolen from a garage in Thorn Avenue, Newbridge[more]

Appeal for information: Fail to stop road traffic collision on Risca Road, Crosskeys

Monday, 16 May 2016

Appeal for information: Fail to stop road traffic collision on Risca Road, Crosskeys[more]

Appeal for witnesses - Fire - St Davids RC Primary School, Cwmbran

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Gwent Police is continuing  to investigate a fire at St Davids RC Primary School on Caldicot Way, Cwmbran which occurred at approximately 8pm on Saturday 30th April. Officers are particularly interested in speaking to...[more]

Appeal for information following an RTC on the M48

Thursday, 12 May 2016

At approximately 23:15pm on Wednesday 11th May 2016 a road traffic collision occurred on the M48 Westbound near to Rogiet involving a pedestrian and a black Ford Focus. The pedestrian, a 20 year old male from the local area...[more]

Appeal for information after two bikes stolen from shed in Six Bells, Abertillery

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Appeal for information after two bikes stolen from shed in Six Bells, Abertillery[more]

Power tools and quad bike stolen from a barn in Abergavenny

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

On Monday the 9th of May 2016 sometime between 1:00am and 3:00am, a barn in Abergavenny was burgled. The offender/offenders took a red Honda 420 TRX quad bike, two chainsaws, a hedge cutter, a strimmer and a drill from the...[more]

Gwent Police is appealing for information after a theft from a guest house in Abergavenny.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

On the 23th of March 2016 a women left a guest house on Oxford Street, Abergavenny without paying for her stay. We would like to speak to the woman pictured in the CCTV images in connection with this. If you do have any...[more]

Appeal for information: Fail to stop road traffic collision along the A472, Hafod-yr-Ynys Road, Hafodyrynys

Monday, 9 May 2016

Appeal for information: Fail to stop road traffic collision along the A472, Hafod-yr-Ynys Road, Hafodyrynys[more]

Appeal for information after deliberate grass fires in Blaenau Gwent

Friday, 6 May 2016

We’re appealing for information following a number of deliberate grass fires set in the Blaenau Gwent area yesterday (Thursday 5th May 2016).  Gwent Police received reports of grass fires at Chapel Road in Six Bells,...[more]