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Neyland: Arrest following large-scale manhunt ends in denials

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A MAN has been arrested this afternoon (Apr 25) on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply following a large-scale manhunt by police in Honeyborough and Neyland.

A large police presence was reported at Honeyborough roundabout at around 3pm.

When the Herald got to the scene at approximately 3:15pm, there were upwards of ten police vehicles.

A police spokesperson said:  “Following a stop-search of a car in Llanteg this morning (April 25) a 25-year-old man from Milford Haven was arrested on suspicion of possessing cannabis.

“He was cautioned and released from custody.

“A short while later, he was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply.”

Sergeant Justin Williams, of Dyfed-Powys Police, said: “There has been a large police presence in the Neyland area this afternoon as we carried out enquiries, but we would like to reassure that there was no risk to the public at any time.”


Officers were searching nearby fields, as police cars drove into Neyland and stopped pedestrians to ask them if they had seen the suspect they were searching for.

At approximately 3:45pm, a man was arrested by police officers by Howdens Joinery on the industrial estate.

By this time, police with search dogs had arrived.


As he was being arrested, the man said to our reporters at the scene: “They’ve arrested me for nothing, they found nothing on me, and they’ve arrested me for nothing. Record it, mate.”

He then thanked our cameraman for recording him.

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Success for pupils on A-Level results day

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THE OVERALL Pembrokeshire pass rate at A-Level was 96.6% compared with the Wales national average of 97.4%.

Nationally there has been a slight decrease in the pass rate compared with last year.

The percentage of pupils gaining A* and A grades in Pembrokeshire was 20.2% compared to a Welsh average of 26.3%.

There has been a good improvement in the percentage of pupils achieving A* and A grades since last year in Ysgol Greenhill School at 24.3%, Sir Thomas Picton School at 24.7% and Tasker Milward School at 30.3%.

The overall Pembrokeshire pass rate at AS-Level this year was 85.2% compared to a national average of 90%.

Pembrokeshire County Council’s Director for Children and Schools, Kate Evan-Hughes, said: “Most of our students have achieved the outcomes they require to take the next steps in their journey whether that is university, apprenticeship or employment.

“It is good to see improvements being made in a number of our schools, particularly at the higher grades of A*/A in Tasker Milward, Sir Thomas Picton and Ysgol Greenhill School.

“We are pleased that the strategies to support the most able and talented learners continue to show good results.”

Councillor David Lloyd, Cabinet Member for Education, said: “We continue to work committedly with our schools to achieve better outcomes for learners in Pembrokeshire. We are confident of achieving this.

“It is especially reassuring to see successes in particular schools for our most able pupils. At the same time where there are weaknesses we will acknowledge them and dedicate bespoke resources to remedy them.

“In conclusion I would like to wish all students every success with their future ventures and thank the teaching staff for their ongoing commitment to our young people.”

SCHOOL A*-A A*-E
Ysgol Greenhill School 24.3 95.7
Milford Haven School 9.0 96.2
Pembroke School 11.0 99.0
Sir Thomas Picton School 24.7 95.8
Tasker Milward School 30.3 95.5
Ysgol Bro Gwaun 5.5 92.7
Ysgol Dewi Sant 13.0 98.6
Ysgol Y Preseli 24.8 97.9
Pembrokeshire (overall) 20.7 96.6
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Saundersfoot: Two elderly people allegedly assaulted

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POLICE are investigating an allegation of assault which occurred at approximately 10.30pm on Saturday, August 4.

Two elderly people were assaulted by a male. One of the victims required hospital treatment.

A 20-year-old male was quickly arrested in connection with the incident and has been released under investigation.

PC Corissa Smith said: “This was an isolated incident and officers quickly arrested a man. We are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

“We are especially looking to speak to a female who may have had contact with the male suspect moments before the incident.

“She is described as being in her mid to late twenties, large build, with blonde hair and wearing dark clothing. She may have been with a smaller female friend.”

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.

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Haverfordwest: Lorry blocks Clay Lane

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A LORRY has blocked Clay Lane in Haverfordwest this morning (Aug 16) shortly before 9am.

Motorists reported a delay on the road and were forced to turn around.

Several large vehicles have blocked the road over the last year.

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