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Latest crime data

Use our tools below to explore the latest crime data for Newtown. Latest crime data is for 2023-12.

During 2023-12 there was 119 crimes recorded in Newtown. These are outlined below:

49

Violence and sexual offences

21

Criminal damage and arson

13

Anti-social behaviour

9

Public order

7

Shoplifting

5

Other theft

4

Drugs

3

Bicycle theft

3

Burglary

3

Vehicle crime

1

Other crime

1

Possession of weapons

Crime data provided from data.police.uk and is updated periodically. We are not liable for any inaccuracies.

Articles tagged as 'Crime'
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NEWS POLITICS CRIME
Dafydd Llywelyn re-elected as Police Commissioner

Incumbent Dafydd Llywelyn has been re-elected as the Dyfed Powys Police & Crime Commissioner.

2 weeks ago

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NEWS CRIME
White car found after traffic incident

Following a public appeal by Dyfed Powys Police regarding a road traffic collision on New Road, Newtown, the driver of the white vehicle involved has now been identified.

1 month ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police seeking white car in Newtown traffic collision

Police have confirmed they are on the look out for a white car after a road traffic collision which took place on Monday evening in Newtown.

1 month ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police searching for Audi 'getaway' car

Police are interested in a black Audi vehicle which they believe was used in the recent burgulary at Santander in Newtown.

1 month ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN EAST
Police investigate bank break in

Police are currently investigating a burglary that took place at Santander Bank on High Street, Newtown.

2 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown to see increased enforcement on new 20mph speed limit roads

Residents of Newtown can expect to see increased enforcement measures on new 20mph speed limit roads as of next week.

2 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man found not guilty of rape

Local resident, Thomas Evans, has been acquitted of charges of raping a teenage boy following a trial at Mold Crown Court.

2 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Convicted rapist given suspended sentence

A man from Newtown has been given a suspended sentence after being found guilty of rape between August 2016 and February 2017.

2 months ago

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NEWS CRIME ANALYSIS
Crime in Newtown: Looking back at 2023

We've been maintaining our crime map for over 12 months now - so what do the 2,002 recorded crimes in Newtown tell us?

2 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Only two prosecuted for 20mph limit

In the first month of the new 20mph default speed limit being enforced, two drivers in Wales have been prosecuted, according to official monitoring.

3 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man fined for cocaine use

Concerns have been raised about a Newtown man's chaotic lifestyle after he failed to comply with the conditions of his parole.

3 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police investigating possible axe attack

Dyfed Powys Police is currently investigating an alleged incident of assault involving a weapon that took place in the town centre.

3 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Arrest warrant issued for man from Newtown

Local police are on the lookout for a thief who recently stole hundreds of pounds worth of items from various shops in Newtown.

4 months ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN SOUTH
Police appeal after bricks thrown at houses

Bricks wrapped in festive paper were used as projectiles in a disturbing series of incidents that occurred in Newtown over the festive season.

4 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man sentenced for breach of order

A Newtown resident has narrowly avoided spending his Christmas and New Year in jail after breaching a restraining order prohibiting him from contacting his ex-partner.

4 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Pedestrian taken to hospital after collision

Police have provided an update to why there was a heavy police presence in the town centre on Christmas Eve.

4 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Paramedic denies careless driving that led to crash

A paramedic from Newtown is set to face trial next year after denying charges of causing serious injury by careless driving.

5 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
GoFundMe launched for vandalised couple

In a shocking act of vandalism, the home of a highly disabled couple in Old Kerry Road, Newtown, was targeted not once but twice in December, leaving them in a dire situation.

5 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Break the silence on domestic abuse

In a courageous step towards raising awareness about the pervasive issue of domestic abuse, Cathy, a survivor of stalking and psychological abuse, has come forward to share her harrowing experiences.

5 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown drug driver banned over drug driving

A 20-year-old driver has been banned from the roads for over a year after being arrested twice within five days for drug driving in Newtown.

5 months ago

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NEWS CRIME POLITICS
Commissioner seeks input on police budget

Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn, has opened a channel for residents and business owners in Newtown to voice their opinions on the proposed policing budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2024/25.

6 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
American XL Bully Dogs to be Banned in Wales and England

The UK Government has confirmed that American XL bully dogs will be banned in Wales and England starting from the end of the year.

6 months ago

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NEWS CRIME POLITICS
Police commissioner raises concern around enforcement of 20mph

A police boss says there is a strong evidence for the roll-out of the 20mph speed limit in Wales on safety grounds, but added that officers didn’t want to be left “holding the baby” when it came to enforcing it.

6 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Woman arrested over incident at Newtown library

A woman has sustained facial injuries and broken fingers during what appears to be a robbery near Newtown Library earlier this week.

7 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man assaulted woman and damaged car

A Newtown resident is set to face sentencing next month after confessing to assaulting a woman and causing damage to her vehicle.

8 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police investigating graveyard road

Dyfed Powys Police has launched an investigation into a disturbing incident involving a road construction project that encroached upon a graveyard near Kerry.

8 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man accused of raping teenage boy pleads not guilty

A man from Newtown has entered a not guilty plea to the charge of engaging in a sexual act with an underage individual without their consent.

8 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Local man breached sexual harm prevention order

A local man has been handed a suspended prison sentence after violating a sexual harm prevention order.

8 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Local sweet shop in hot water over trademark usage

A local sweet shop owner has found themselves in legal hot water as Trading Standards takes action against them.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown resident fined for dumping rubbish at local recycling site

A Newtown resident has been fined £400 for illegally depositing bags of rubbish in the cardboard recycling bank at the local community recycling site in Back Lane Carpark, located in Newtown town centre.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man spat blood at police officers

A Newtown man caused turmoil for police officers after approaching them in an aggressive manner and spitting blood at them following a night out.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man jailed over burgulary

A Newtown man with a lengthy criminal history has been sentenced to jail after breaking into the home of an elderly couple while they were asleep.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Local man admits sexual assault on train

A woman took matters into her own hands after catching a man lifting her dress and underwear in front of fellow passengers on a train to Newtown, a court has heard.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Local man in court over rape allegation

A 35 year old man from Newtown has appeared in court in over rape allegations involving a teenage boy.

9 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police issue appeal over criminal damage to vehicles

Dyfed-Powys Police have issued an appeal for information regarding incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in Newtown.

10 months ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN SOUTH
Officers called to disturbance in Garth Owen

Police officers were called to Garth Owen in Newtown following reports of a group physical altercation at approximately 10pm on Monday night.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN EAST
Man charged over violent attack

Dyfed-Powys Police have charged a 20 year old man in connection with a series of serious assaults that took place on Friday, June 9th, 2023, in the vicinity of Frankwell Street, Newtown.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN EAST
Police investigating violent assault

Dyfed-Powys Police have launched an investigation into a violent assault that took place on Frankwell Street in Newtown at approximately 5:50 pm on Friday, June 9th, 2023.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police to use drones to make local roads safer

Dyfed-Powys Police has announced the deployment of drones equipped with advanced technology to aid in the prevention of accidents on roads in Powys.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Inquiry launched after body found in Llanidloes

Dyfed-Powys Police has launched a murder investigation after the body of a 34-year-old woman was discovered in the River Severn near Llanidloes on Sunday (28 May).

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown woman refused drug test spared from ban

A woman from Newtown has been fined £407 and given four penalty points on her licence after refusing to give a sample for a drug test on multiple occasions.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man outburst in court

Newtown man to remain in prison for two more weeks will remain in prison for a further two weeks before sentencing, despite pleading guilty to 11 offences including assault, harassment and making threats.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown man jailed for punching woman 38 times

A man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for a vicious attack on a woman in Newtown.

11 months ago

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NEWS CRIME
Newtown teen Kaylea Titford's parents jail terms extended

A couple from Newtown who were jailed for the gross negligence manslaughter of their 16-year-old daughter, have had their sentences increased at the Court of Appeal.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN CENTRAL
Search for motorcyclist who left crash scene

Dyfed-Powys Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision that occurred on Lon Afallen, Newtown, Powys at around 6:30 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME POLITICS
Town Council concerned at toilet vandalism

Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has expressed concern about the ongoing issue of vandalism in the public toilets located on the Gravel and Back Lane carpark in Newtown.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN CENTRAL
Fly tipper fined

A Newtown resident has been fined for fly tipping in Trehafren

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME POLITICS NEWTOWN EAST
Town play park equipment vandalised

Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council has announced that it has been forced to remove several pieces of play equipment from the Town playpark for safety reasons.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN LLANLLWCHAIARN NORTH
Local dog must be muzzled or put down after biting a child

A Newtown resident's dog must be kept muzzled or it will be put down after it bit a three-year-old girl.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Pensioner to be sentenced later this year for Newtown rapes

A man in his 70s has admitted to sexually assaulting and raping a girl between 2009 and 2015 in Newtown.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Local man denies charges of malicious wounding

A Newtown resident named Leigh Peter Dobson, aged 33, is set to stand trial for causing serious bodily harm to two men in separate incidents in the town.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME
Police clamping down on phone using drivers

Drivers are four times more likely to crash if they’re using a phone, police have warned as they support a national road safety campaign.

1 year ago

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NEWS CRIME NEWTOWN EAST
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 year ago

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NEWS CRIME ANALYSIS
Crime in Newtown in July 22

According to official data there was 178 crimes recorded in Newtown during June, including 70 violent or sexual offences.

1 year ago

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NEWS ANALYSIS CRIME
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 year ago

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NEWS ANALYSIS CRIME
Crime in Newtown in June 22

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

1 year ago

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