Crime for Llanelli
Street-level crime and anti-social behaviour in from the Home Office.
To protect privacy, crimes are mapped to points on or near the road where they occurred.
- All crime & ASB
- Public disorder & weapons
- Vehicle crime
- Criminal damage & arson
- Violent crime
- Other theft
- Other crime
Street name Crime type
Police station and neighbourhood policing team
Neighbourhood police station
- Telephone: 101
- Email: LlanelliEastNPT@dyfed-powys.pnn.police.uk
Llanelli Rural neighbourhood policing team
- Sergeant Stuart Bell
Sergeant Stuart Bell has been a police officer for 10 ½ years. He joined because he wanted to do a job that would give him a sense of contributing something positive to society. After 5 years’ service with South Wales Police in Barry, he transferred to Dyfed Powys Police and Pembrokeshire. Soon, he was promoted to Llanelli, and has spent time working in custody and with neighbourhood policing teams in Ammanford and Llwynhendy.He is looking forward to the challenges of being sergeant in Burry Port and Kidwelly, and because neighbourhood policing is right at the front line of policing it means he’s still doing what he joined to do 10 years ago – which is serve people in his local community.
- Sergeant Ian Francis
Sergeant Ian Francis is originally from the Llanelli area and joined the Met Police in 1987 working in the south east of the city, he then transferred to Dyfed-Powys Police in May 2001. He has worked at Carmarthen, Llwynhendy, Ammanford and Burry Port and has now been posted as the Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant covering the Llwynhendy and Felinfoel policing areas.
- PC Vanessa Vaughan
PC Vanessa Vaughan started her career with Dyfed-Powys Police in March 1993 where she spent four years in Welshpool. She then transferred to Llanelli and has spent the last ten years patrolling the beat in Burry Port.
- PC Victoria Wall
PC Victoria Wall is from Llanelli area and attended Glan – Y-Mor comprehensive school before studying Health sciences at Carmarthenshire college, Llanelli. She then went on to Swansea University where she completed a BSC (Hons) degree in Health Science and a Post Graduate Degree in Health care management. Victoria worked in the National Health Service as a Researcher for the Maxillofacial department before commencing employment in Dyfed-Powys Police in 2005. Victoria was a CID Administrative Officer in Police Headquarters before being seconded for 18 months to a Welsh Assembly project in Cardiff, Healthy Minds at work. Her role there was as an Account manager for the emergency services. Victoria made a decision to apply to be a police constable as she enjoys helping others and working with other agencies and the community surrounding her and has seen the benefits first hand of multi-agency and collaborative working.In 2007, Victoria commenced her career as a police officer. She has worked on the response team in Carmarthen Town and Cross Hands. Victoria also had an 8 month attachment to Ammanford CID in 2010 and has been working at LLwynhendy police station as a response officer since March 2012. Victoria is looking forward to the responsibility of being the Neighbourhood policing officer for Felinfoel, Dafen and Swiss valley area and embraces this as an opportunity to get to know and build relationships within the local communities. Victoria wants to provide the best quality of life for the residents of felinfoel, dafen and swiss valley and endeavours to provide commitment to deliver the best service possible.
- PC Garry Cutler
PC Garry Cutler has been stationed at Kidwelly for five years, previously working at Carmarthen Town. He joined the neighbourhood policing team in December 2008, and is currently a member of the police Public Support Unit, which operates in public order assignments.
- PC Mike Richardson
PC Mike Richardson transferred to Dyfed-Powys Police from West Midlands Police in 2005. He worked initially in Milford Haven before moving back to Carmarthen, where after a period working response duties he took up position of Neighbourhood Police Officer for the Llangunnor and Tregynnor area. He began his career in the health service before joining West Midlands in 2001, where he was involved with a variety of police response work in the Oldbury area of Smethwick.
- PCSO Liz Kempster-Hall
PCSO Liz Kempster joined the Kidwelly team in 2010. Prior to this she spent 4 years working in the Control Room in Carmarthen Headquarters. She started inthe Communication Centre as a Call Handler, later becoming an Incident Handler.
- PCSO Rachel Summerbell
PCSO Rachel Summerbell joined as a PCSO for Burry Port in January 2006. Prior to this she was employed by Dyfed-Powys Police and worked in the courts, then moved into the Phoenix Section of the Criminal Justice Unit in Friars Park, Carmarthen.
- PCSO Gary Payne
PCSO Gary Payne joined Dyfed-Powys Police in 1985 and was posted to Llanelli. After several years he became a member of CID at Llanelli and remained in that department until he was promoted to uniform sergeant and then served in the Carmarthen / Llanelli / Ammanford areas, in various operational roles. He retired from the police in March 2010 and rejoined as a PCSO as he enjoys walking and talking to people in the community. He is a keen rugby supporter and supports the Newport Gwent Dragons as he is originally from Newport.
- PCSO Tony Jones
I have worked for Dyfed Powys for 10 years. Nine years have been spent in the force control room at headquarters. Lived in Spain in the past and worked in Public relations, has a Business management degree and also Gained a Diploma in Criminal justice and Criminology and studied Spanish with the Open University in the UK and Spain.Hobbies include Guitar and Krav maga
- PCSO Joseph Gardiner
After leaving Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin in 2009, Joe worked for the Ministry of Defence in Weapons and Energetic services before joining Dyfed Powys Police as a Special Constable in December 2011. He became a PCSO in April 2012 and is currently based at Kidwelly.
- PCSO Ben Holding
PCSO Ben Holding joined Dyfed-Powys Police in November 2010 working out of Llanelli as a Special Constable and in July 2013 he was posted to Kidwelly as a PCSO. He previously worked in a secondary school as a Teaching Assistant in the Maths and English Departments for 3 Years. Ben is looking forward to working with the communities he serves and getting to know the people within them.
- PCSO Steve Lloyd
PCSO Steve Lloyd joined Dyfed-Powys Police in October 2006, working from the Llwynhendy office. He previously worked as a primary school teacher in Carmarthenshire, and following a number of years in the classroom decided that it was time to change direction and become a PCSO. He says, "The role appealed to me from a number of fronts, including the fact that it would be diverse in nature, that much of my time would be spent outdoors, and also the fact that it involves meeting and addressing the needs of the community."
- PCSO Angharad Thomas
Angharad Thomas was born and bred in Llanelli and attended Glan-Y-Mor Comprehensive before attending Graig College, Llanelli where she studied A Levels. On leaving College Angharad joined Dyfed-Powys Police working as a clerical officer based within the Criminal Justice Department in Carmarthen. She remained in this post for four years.In December 2011 Angharad applied to become a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) with Dyfed-Powys Police and commenced training in February 2012. On completion of her training course Angharad was posted to the Llanelli Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) based at Llwynhendy Police Station.Angharad’s ambition is to become a full time Police Officer and is keen to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible in her current role. Angharad said on appointment "I very much like dealing and helping people and I am keen to get involved within the local community in Llwynhendy to provide the best possible service I can to enhance their quality life."
- PCSO Zara Simisker
PCSOZara Simisker joined joined the force in January 2007 with Ystradgynlais being her first posting. She has been involved with youth schemes within Powys. She enjoys socialising with friends and exotic holidays.
- PCSO Tom Edwards
PCSO Tom Edwards joined the West Yorkshire Police in 1976 and transferred to Dyfed Powys in 1983. He retired from the Force after thirty years service in October 2006 at the rank of Inspector and then became a PCSO based at Llwynhendy Police Station. He says, "With my previous knowledge and experience within the police service I felt the role offered me the ideal opportunity to utilise that knowledge and experience to the benefit of the wider community. It’s just like being an old-fashioned "bobby on the beat" again which the local community crave for and appreciate."
- PCSO Samantha Bradshaw
PCSO Sam Bradshaw is originally from the Ammanford area and joined the force in October 2013.Sam studied Criminology and Social Policy in Swansea University and graduated in 2011. Previously she worked as a Customer Service Desk Assistant in Tesco. She enjoys meeting new people and being involved within the community. Her ambition is to become a full time Police Officer and is keen to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible in her current role.
- PCSO Katie Roberts
I was born and bred in Llanelli, attended Ysgol Gyfun y Strade and completed my A levels in Stradey sixth form. I joined the force in March 2012, working as a clerical officer in the Traffic Unit (CJD). I then started my training as a PCSO in Sept 2012 and was posted in LLwynhendy. My ambition is to become a full time police officer and I hope to gain as much experience and knowledge as possible from my role as a PCSO.
About this neighbourhood
Felinfoel, Dafen and Swiss Valley, Kidwelly, Llangennech, Bryn and Hendy, Burry Port, Llwynhendy and Bynea
The force responsible for policing and crime prevention in this area is Dyfed-Powys Police.
Messages and events
When: 5th December 2013, 10.00am
Where: Trimsaran Leisure Centre
Pembrey Library Surgery
When: 5th December 2013, 10.00am
Where: Pembrey Library
When: 5th December 2013, 11.00am
Where: Pontyates Cafe
Kidwelly Police Station Surgery
When: 5th December 2013, 2.00pm
Where: Kidwelly Police Station
Ponthenri Hall Surgery
When: 5th December 2013, 3.00pm
Where: Ponthenri Hall
Burry Port Surgery
When: 6th December 2013, 2.00pm
Where: Burry Port Community Station (based in Burry Port Junior School)
Llangennech PACT Meeting
When: 14th December 2013, 6.00pm
Where: Llangennech Community Hall
Second monday of every other month.
Kidwelly RFC Meeting
When: 18th December 2013, 6.00pm
Where: Kidwelly RFC
3rd Wednesday of the month.
When: 25th December 2013, 6.00pm
Where: Pontyates Welfare Hall
Last Wednesday of the month.
PACT Meeting Pontyates
When: 25th December 2013, 6.00pm
Where: Pontyates Hall
On the last Wednesday of every month for residents of Ponthenri, Pontyates, Cynheidre and Five Roads.