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Newtown drink driver hit with 20 month ban after petrol station arrest

An Abermule man was found to be more than twice over the drink limit when he was stopped by police outside a petrol station in Newtown.

1 day ago 716 views

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Newtown man fined over £1,000 for abandoning car for several weeks

George McGleave from Newtown has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after abandoning a car in a residential street.

3 days ago 624 views

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Newtown clubber Serena Yapp handed suspended sentence for Steam Mill bottling

Serena Yapp from Newtown has been handed a suspended prison sentence following a savage attack on a defenceless woman at a nightclub that left her victim with blood pouring from her head.

4 days ago 848 views

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Rapid deployment CCTV units planned

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has secured funding of almost £300,000 that will deliver a series of initiatives to make our streets safer. 

6 days ago 336 views

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Newtown man drove vehicle with partially shattered windscreen

Declan Roberts from Newtown has appeared in court accused of a string of motoring offences.

1 week ago 492 views

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Statistics reveal sexual offences have soared to record new level in Powys

Police-recorded sexual offences have reached a record high in Powys, new figures show.

1 week ago 216 views

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Newtown teenager urged to seek medical help after drug arrest

Police discovered around £190 worth of cannabis hidden inside a speaker during a search of a flat in Newtown, a court has heard.

1 week ago 672 views

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Extra cash for domestic and sexual abuse help

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has announced that he has secured £271,000 of additional Ministry of Justice funding that will go towards increasing and strengthening support services for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.   

1 week ago 172 views

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Man arrested after traffic collision on A438 near Newtown

A 27 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a two vehicle crash on the A483 near Newtown.

1 week ago 1372 views

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Hefty fine for man caught with no insurance in Newtown

Kyrren Chaney from Abermule has been given a hefty fine and six points on his licence after he was caught driving without insurance.

2 weeks ago 492 views

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Arrest warrant issued for teen accused of Newtown petrol station theft

A warrant has been issued for a teenager to be arrested after he failed to turn up for a court hearing in relation to an allegation of leaving a Newtown petrol station without paying for fuel.

2 weeks ago 876 views

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Newtown man made “sexually inappropriate comments”

Anthony Faelli from Newtown, has been forced to take on more court-mandated punishment after he made “sexually inappropriate comments to a female police officer.

2 weeks ago 516 views

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Newtown man in court over threatening behaviour at police station

Michael Anderson from Newtown, who attended a police station because he wanted an apology from police officers ended up getting another court date instead after he was arrested.

3 weeks ago 644 views

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This is why a police helicopter was flying over Newtown yesterday morning

A police helicopter was deployed during the early hours of Wednesday morning (July 13) following a report that a man was shooting at property in a residential area in Newtown.

3 weeks ago 832 views

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Newtown drug driver receives two year road ban for repeat offence

Joshua Walling from Newtown has been banned from driving for a further period after he was caught behind the wheel while almost three times the legal cannabis limit.

4 weeks ago 440 views

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Fine, penalty points and last warning for offending Newtown motorist

Paul Jones from Newtown, who was not in proper control of his Audi A3 near a primary school at pick-up time has been warned by a court that he will be banned from driving if he commits another offence.

4 weeks ago 752 views

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Newtown man given kinder egg full of speed for his birthday

Peter Sharratt from Newtown was given speed wrapped inside an orange plastic Kinder egg as a birthday present has been sentenced in court.

1 month ago 296 views

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Newtown teenager bit police officer so hard he needed hospital attention

Skye Day from Newtown bit a police officer so hard they needed hospital attention, as he attempted to arrest her for attacking her partner.

1 month ago 908 views

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Man faces trial after denying Newtown GBH charge

A man is due to go on trial later this year after pleading not guilty to grievous bodily harm in Newtown.

1 month ago 996 views

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'Last chance saloon' for Newtown Wetherspoons bike thief

Francis Barr, labelled as an opportunistic thief has avoided going to prison after steaking a bike from outside the Black Boy in Newtown.

1 month ago 776 views

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