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CCTV appeal following Paul Satori charity box theft

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POLICE are investigating an allegation of theft that took place in Haverfordwest on Thursday, December 7

A charity box for Paul Sartori was stolen from the Post Office in Dew Street.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Officers would especially like to speak to the female pictured in the CCTV image as she may have information which could help the investigation.

A police spokesperson said: “We ask that the female, or anyone who can identify her, or anyone with information which could help the investigation, contacts Haverfordwest Police Station on 101.”

In March 2017, five charity boxes , which contained vital money raised for the Paul Sartori charity, following a bike ride challenge from Vietnam to Cambodia, were stolen from Prendergast.

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Police searching for 80-year-old last seen in Pembroke

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DYFED-POWYS POLICE is concerned for missing 80 year old Ellis Pollard. He has been staying in Pembrokeshire for the past few days, cycling as part of a group.

He was last seen yesterday (May 26) at approximately 5pm, whilst cycling with the group on the B4320 near Pembroke Castle.

He is described as a white man with white, thinning hair, is approximately 5’3 tall, and walks with a stoop. He is also described as looking very frail. He was wearing a plain red lycra top, and a pair of blue and yellow shorts. His bicycle is described as a road bike which is a polished silver colour.

A police spokesperson said: “We are appealing to anyone who has seen someone matching Mr Pollard’s description, or have any information that could help find him to contact police by calling 101.  We’re also asking the public in Pembrokeshire to check their outbuildings and sheds, or anywhere that he might have been able to shelter in.  If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.”

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Police trying to track stolen tanker

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DYFED-POWYS POLICE is investigating the theft of a fuel tanker containing approximately 8,500 litres of diesel (4,000 litres of red diesel and 4,500 litres of white diesel).

The vehicle was taken from Tan Y Foel Quarry, Cefn Coch, Welshpool, between 5.30pm on Wednesday, May 23 and 6am on Thursday, May 24.

The police are asking people to see if the tanker is now in this area.

Anyone with information that can help officers with their investigation is asked to report it by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908, quoting Ref: DPP/0006/24/05/2018/01/C.

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Nearly £10,000 of illegal drugs off the streets

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Police: In an operation at the Mount Estate, Milford Haven, this week

THE POLICE have now confirmed that, as reported in the Herald today, they have been carrying out a large operation to prevent the sale of drugs in the Milford Haven, Neyland and Pembroke Dock areas.

£10,000 worth of drugs at street value has been seized across the county over the last five days, as part of what the police are calling a ‘targeted operation against drug dealing’ in our county.

We have been reporting how police used chainsaws to smash down the front doors of suspected drug dealers this week using American-style SWAT tactics for the first time in Pembrokeshire.

Drugs and cash have been seized from suspected drug dealers in Milford Haven, Neyland and Pembroke, following a week-long targeted operation (May 21-25).

Six people were arrested for possession with intent to supply illegal drugs with a street value of £9,720.

The drugs seized were:

  • £9,000 worth of cannabis;
  • £500 worth of psychoactive substances;
  • £120 worth of amphetamines; and
  • £100 worth of heroin.

£6,500 in cash has also been seized, suspected of being money made from criminal activity.

Pembrokeshire Problem Solving Team Sergeant, Reuben Palin, said: “The message from the community is clear – illegal drugs cause misery and they need to be taken off the streets. I’d like to thank the public for giving us information so we can target drug dealers who take advantage of the most vulnerable in society.

“I encourage anyone with any information or concerns about drug misuse to contact us – as you’ve seen, we will take action.”

Investigations are ongoing into the six arrested people.

A further three people are due to be voluntarily interviewed about drug possession.

Anyone with information about the use or supply of drugs can contact police on 101. If you are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, text the non-emergency number on 07811 311908. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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