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Powys court issues arrest warrant for Newtown resident

A Newtown resident wanted for assault, theft, criminal damage and resisting arrest is being searched for by police after a court issued a warrant for his arrest.

49 minutes ago 212 views

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Drug driving 'nothing to do with trailer crash'

A council worker tested positive for drugs after the trailer he was towing collided with a pedestrian leaving him with serious head injuries – but a court hearing was told that his drug driving did not lead to the crash.

1 day ago 576 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Scooter riding teenager had been smoking cannabis

A teenager has been banned from the road for a year after he was stopped by police and found to be over the drug drive limit – while riding an electric scooter.

1 day ago 260 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Arrest warrant issued after Newtown man fails to attend court

An arrest warrant has been issued to find a Newtown man after he failed to show up for a court appearance.

1 day ago 1008 views

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Teenager sentenced for Argos Newtown window breaking

A teenager who went around breaking windows in Newtown causing thousands of pounds worth of damage has been sentenced for the

2 days ago 672 views

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Man admits intentionally exposing himself in Newtown

A man has admitted in court that he intentionally exposed his genitals in Newtown last month.

2 days ago 864 views

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Crown court for man charged with Newtown attempted murders

26 year old man set to appear at court later this month accused of attempting to murder two people in Newtown.

6 days ago 640 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Man in Newtown, Powys, had cannabis hidden between his bum cheeks

A man told a police officer in Newtown that that he had cannabis in a container hidden between his bum cheeks, a court has heard.

6 days ago 544 views

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Man accused of criminal damage in Powys town has case adjourned

A court case against a man accused of criminal damage in Newtown has been delayed due to the fact he has been detained at an in-patient facility.

6 days ago 560 views

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Appeal over verbally abusive incident

Dyfed Powys Police are appealing for witnesses to a 'verbally abusive' incident which took place in the town centre.

1 week ago 512 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Newtown man was stopped by police with kitchen knife

A man from Newtown has been spared an immediate jail term after he was arrested for carrying a kitchen knife.

1 week ago 368 views

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Pensioner from Newtown, Powys, charged with careless driving

A 74-year-old Newtown man will appear in court early in the New Year to answer a charge of careless driving.

1 week ago 424 views

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Newtown man charged with double attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempting to murder two people who were later taken to hospital following a serious incident that closed a Newtown road.

1 week ago 3208 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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BMW driver caught speeding at 110mph on Newtown bypass

A BMW driver who was caught bombing down the Newtown bypass at 110mph has been banned from driving.

1 week ago 368 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Newtown man fled police over hedge and down bank

A man from Newtown who ran away from police because he was carrying cannabis was eventually charged with a total of three crimes.

1 week ago 552 views

News Crime   Newtown Central
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Wolverhampton Ducati did 110mph on Newtown bypass

A motorbike rider clocked doing 110 miles per hour on the Newtown Bypass has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in court costs and fines.

1 week ago 240 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Swansea City legend Lee Trundle avoids Newtown driving ban

Swansea City legend Lee Trundle has avoided a driving ban after he was caught speeding on the Newtown bypass – partly because it would affect his role an ambassador for the club.

2 weeks ago 320 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Powys man stole Samsung tablet, LG TV electric heater and Glade items

A man from Newtown will be sentenced in crown court after he broke into a property and stole items including Glade plug-in air fresheners.

2 weeks ago 564 views

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Learner driver banned after police catch him riding e-scooter

A learner driver caught riding an electric scooter has been banned from holding a licence for six months because of his repeat offending.

2 weeks ago 324 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Newtown man denies threatening behaviour charges

A man from Newtown will face trial next year over a charge of using threatening behaviour towards another man.

2 weeks ago 640 views

News Crime   Newtown Central
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Powys man jailed over incidents in Newtown and Milton Keynes

A Newtown man who threatened to stab a pub’s staff member and assaulted three women while under the influence of alcohol has been sent to prison after “blatantly” breaching his suspended sentence order.

2 weeks ago 512 views

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Audi drug driver pulled over by police in Newtown, Powys

A council worker was driving with a cocaine metabolite and cannabis in his system when police pulled over his Audi A3 on one of Newtown’s busiest roads.

2 weeks ago 628 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Speaking out about domestic abuse could change your life

Police speak directly to victims in campaign to eliminate domestic abuse, stalking and harassment.

2 weeks ago 284 views

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Powys man given restraining order after assaults against partner

A man from Newtown has been ordered to stay away from his ex-partner for a year after he admitted assaulting her multiple times.

3 weeks ago 640 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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Electric scooter riding Newtown teenager arrest warrant issued

A warrant has been issued by a court for the arrest of a Newtown teenager caught riding an electric scooter while allegedly under the influence of drugs.

3 weeks ago 672 views

News Crime   Newtown Central
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Newtown man jailed for three years for axe attack

A man from Newtown has been jailed for three years after he attacked another man with an axe.

3 weeks ago 1048 views

News Crime   Newtown Central
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Newtown man jailed after stab threat to probation

A NEWTOWN man told magistrates “you can do what you like with me” before they jailed him for six months this week.

3 weeks ago 568 views

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Walsall drug dealer admits having £2,500 of cannabis in his car

A drug dealer caught by police more than two years ago in Newtown with £2,500 worth of cannabis and £600 cash inside his car will be sentenced next month.

3 weeks ago 404 views

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Vandals strike again another local church

Vandals have struck another church in Newtown - this time in Llanllwchaiarn which is set to host a funeral next week.

3 weeks ago 328 views

News Crime   Newtown Llanllwchaiarn North
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Electric scooter rider banned from driving by court

A repeat offender has been banned from driving after he was caught riding an electric scooter without insurance in Newtown town centre.

4 weeks ago 512 views

News Crime   Newtown East
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