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Man appears in court after driving at 91mph on Newtown bypass

A MOTORIST has received six penalty points after he was clocked travelling at more than 90mph on Newtown bypass.

3 days ago 468 views

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Man involved in hour-long stand-off with police in Newtown

A string of personal traumas led to an hour-long stand-off between a Newtown man and police earlier this month.

4 days ago 648 views

News Crime
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Arrest warrant for Newtown man accused of handling stolen goods

A warrant has been issued for a Newtown man after he failed to show up for a court hearing.

6 days ago 900 views

News Crime
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Newtown man denies being drunk and disorderly in public

A Newtown man who denies being drunk and disorderly in public has taken his case to trial.

6 days ago 632 views

News Crime
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Newtown man denies driving while disqualified

A Newtown man who denies a charge of driving while disqualified will face trial later this year.

1 week ago 480 views

News Crime
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Newtown man who admits drug driving to argue 'special reasons'

A man from Newtown will appear in court next week to put forward a special reasons argument as to why he had cannabis in his system when he was pulled over by police.

1 week ago 600 views

News Crime
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Man to face trial over faces trial over allegedly having weapon in Newtown

A man from Newtown accused of maliciously wounding another man will face trial over the incident next year.

1 week ago 892 views

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Newtown man blamed serious crash on 'sneezing fit'

A banned driver who caused a three-vehicle collision after claiming he suffered a sneezing fit has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

1 week ago 664 views

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Dad caught drug-driving after police see door open at Newtown Burger King

A dad was caught drug driving with his young child in the car after police spotted a car door was open while the vehicle was moving.

1 week ago 592 views

News Crime
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Man faces trial over 97mph Newtown Bypass speeding allegation

A man accused of driving at up to 97mph on the Newtown Bypass has been sent for trial.

2 weeks ago 580 views

News Crime
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'Raging' Newtown woman repeatedly punched ex-partner's mum

Charlotte Williams from Newtown was described as “raging and spitting” when she attacked her ex-partner’s mother in the middle of the street in broad daylight.

2 weeks ago 928 views

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Newtown man wasted police and NHS time over drug ingestion lies

A NEWTOWN man wasted NHS and police time by lying that he had had swallowed drugs after spending hours in hospital waiting for emergency treatment.

3 weeks ago 716 views

News Crime
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Police make witness appeal after suspected rape in Newtown town centre

A man was arrested on suspicion of rape in Newtown town centre over the weekend has been released on bail.

3 weeks ago 756 views

News Crime
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Man faces trial at Welshpool court after denying harassing Newtown man

A Welshpool man will face trial later this year over accusations he harassed former County Councillor for Newtown over email and at his place of work.

3 weeks ago 544 views

News Crime
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Criminal barristers in Wales set for continuous strike

Criminal barristers in Wales and England are set to embark on a continuous strike after their row with the Government over pay intensified.

4 weeks ago 248 views

News Crime
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Newtown drug driver pulled over by same officer three times

A DRUG driver has received a three-year disqualification after he was caught behind the wheel twice in less than three months.

4 weeks ago 684 views

News Crime
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Welshpool man spotted on CCTV in early hours drunken fracas in Newtown

A WELSHPOOL man will have to remain alcohol-free for nearly two months after he was involved in a drunken 6am fracas in a Powys town.

4 weeks ago 584 views

News Crime
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Newtown man faces trial over magic mushrooms arrest

A teenager from Newtown is in court over attempts to possess magic mushrooms will face trial later this year on charges that he failed to provide a sample for police analysis.

1 month ago 700 views

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Farm contractor hit with roads ban after drink driving in Newtown

A teenage agricultural contractor has been disqualified from driving for a year after he was pulled over having been drinking with friends.

1 month ago 528 views

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Shoplifting couple back in court after more thefts

A couple with a history of brazen shoplifting offences have been sentenced again after stealing or attempting to steal hundreds of pounds worth of goods from Powys supermarkets, including Tesco and Morrisons in Newtown.

1 month ago 692 views

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Newtown man killed girlfriend’s cats

A man from Newtown has been spared jail for killing his girlfriend's two cats by 'punching them repeatedly'.

1 month ago 712 views

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Man accused of stealing spirits from Tesco fails to show for court

A man accused of stealing spirits from a Newtown shop worth £301 is being searched for by police after he failed to attend court to answer a theft charge.

1 month ago 840 views

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Man arrested after 'acting aggressively with golf club' near Newtown

A man remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempted criminal damage in a village near Newtown this morning.

1 month ago 1044 views

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Newtown man resentenced after being caught with 66 grams of speed

A Newtown man who led police on a bike chase has been resentenced after he was caught with more than 66 grams of speed.

1 month ago 968 views

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Newtown sex offender is sent back to prison

A convicted sex offender from Newtown has been sent to jail for six months after appearing in court for the second time this year for breaching the terms of a suspended prison sentence.

1 month ago 1344 views

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Points and fine for Powys driver caught using his phone

Daniel Jones from Newtown has been fined and had points placed on his licence after he was convicted of using his mobile phone while driving.

1 month ago 740 views

News Crime
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Have you watched 'Most Hated Man on the Internet' on Netflix?

You'll be glad to know that sharing of intimate images or 'revenge porn' is a criminal offence in England and Wales.

1 month ago 348 views

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Crime in Newtown in June 22

There was 165 crimes recorded in Newtown during June, including 88 violent or sexual offences.

1 month ago 880 views

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Newtown man has alcohol measures relaxed after good compliance with sentence

Frank Selby Newtown who’d resorted to drinking two bottles of wine daily during the pandemic to deal with sleep deprivation has had the alcohol element of his court punishment removed.

1 month ago 924 views

News Crime
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Order extended for woman involved in horrible clash outside Newtown nightclub

Lucia Powell from Newtown, who breached a suspended sentence following a nightclub brawl has had her order extended.

1 month ago 936 views

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