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 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 Steve Kettle
- PC Steve Kettle joined Dyfed-Powys Police in 2006 having previously served in the Metropolitan police in Hounslow borough, and beginning his policing career in Greater Manchester police in the Moss Side district. Before policing, Steve worked for the Benefits Agency and was a scuba dive instructor. The majority of Steve’s service has been on response teams, but he has also worked on crime squads and CID in London tackling street crime, drugs and burglary. Steve was initially posted to Llanelli town, but in early 2007 went to Felinfoel. He says "Having worked in the area for the past few years as a response officer, I am aware of the problems and issues affecting the community. For me, this is what policing is all about - speaking to people in the community and working with them and partner agencies to make the community a better and safer place to live."
- 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 Christian Rowlands
- PCSO Christian Rowlands joined Dyfed-Powys Police in September 2007 and is based at Burry Port Police Station. Prior to becoming a PCSO, he worked as a Logistics Coordinator in a transport company based in Ammanford for over eight years.
- 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 Liz Kempster
- 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 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 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."
- SC Catrin Rees
- SC Catrin Rees joined Dyfed-Powys Police in May 2006 and was first stationed in Llanelli town where she worked alongside the regular officers and assisted them with their crime enquiries and other police duties. In April 2008, Catrin moved to Felinfoel police station where she joined the Felinfoel neighbourhood policing team. Catrin’s full time job is as an admin officer also working within a department in Dyfed-Powys Police. She says, "Since joining the neighbourhood policing team I have enjoyed getting involved in a wide range of community initiatives such as the Blue Light Disco, property marking, crime prevention days, Special Constable recruitments days, carnivals and the Christmas lights switch-on. I also enjoy helping to solve local issues that affect the community the most"
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
Pembrey Library Surgery
When: 23rd May 2013, 9.00am
Where: Pembrey Library
When: 23rd May 2013, 9.00am
Where: Trimsaran Leisure Centre
When: 23rd May 2013, 10.00am
Where: Pontyates Cafe
Kidwelly Police Station Surgery
When: 23rd May 2013, 1.00pm
Where: Kidwelly Police Station
Llangennech Street Briefing
When: 23rd May 2013, 1.00pm
Where: Llangennech – Outside the Co-op Heol Afon
Llangennech Street BriefingMeet your Local NPT - To discuss any local issues or concerns that you may have. We look forward to seeing you and listening to your views about your community.Every Thursday 2pm
Ponthenri Hall Surgery
When: 23rd May 2013, 2.00pm
Where: Ponthenri Hall
Hendy Street Briefing
When: 23rd May 2013, 3.00pm
Where: Hendy – The Square
Hendy Street BriefingMeet your Local NPT - To discuss any local issues or concerns that you may have.We look forward to seeing you and listening to your views about your community.Every Thursday 4pm?
Burry Port Surgery
When: 24th May 2013, 1.00pm
Where: Burry Port Community Station (based in Burry Port Junior School)
Five Roads Surgery
When: 28th May 2013, 2.00pm
Where: Five Roads community hall
PACT Meeting Burry Port
When: 28th May 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Community Station, Burry Port Junior School
On the last Tuesday of every month for residents of Burry Port and Pembrey.
PACT Meeting Pontyates
When: 29th May 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Pontyates Hall
On the last Wednesday of every month for residents of Ponthenri, Pontyates, Cynheidre and Five Roads.
When: 29th May 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Pontyates Welfare Hall
Last Wednesday of the month.
When: 5th June 2013, 5.00pm
Where: PACT - TRALLWM HALL
THE NEW PACT MEETING FOR THE LLWYNHENDY AND BYNEA WARD WILL TAKE PLACE IN TRALLWM HALL IN AMANWY LLWYNHENDY. MEETINGS WILL BE HELD THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 6PM
Llangennech PACT Meeting
When: 11th June 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Llangennech Community Centre
Kidwelly RFC Meeting
When: 19th June 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Kidwelly RFC
3rd Wednesday of the month.
Meeting at Arlan Gwili, Hendy
When: 1st July 2013, 5.00pm
Where: Arlan Gwili, Hendy
First Monday of the month at alternating venues.