Six men involved in the supply of class A drugs in Gwent and South Wales have been given custodial sentences totalling over 40 years at Cardiff Crown Court.
Two people who admitted trafficking two women into Wales for the purposes of prostitution have been sentenced at Newport Crown Court.
Dental surgeon Jochemus Venter has today (Friday 20 December) been jailed for 18 months at Cardiff Crown Court for submitting fraudulent claims to NHS Dental Services for the provision of dental treatments totalling £47,947.
Suzanne Thomas, Senior Crown Prosecutor, CPS Wales, said: "These three defendants conspired to commit appalling crimes of abuse against young and defenceless victims.
Ian Watkins and two female defendants have pleaded guilty to a series of child sex offences at Cardiff Crown Court. They will be sentenced on 18 December.
Cardiff couple Mark and Elizabeth Lewis have today (Friday 1 November) been sentenced for their parts in a large scale Gift Aid fraud believed to have cost the public revenue £885,000.
John Larsen has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment after being found guilty of causing a series of explosions around Denbigh.
A woman who stole over 900 designer handbags has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment at Newport Crown Court.
The former Chief Executive Officer of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association is to be charged with fraud.
A total of 86 people have been charged in relation to a scam which is alleged to have operated out of a garage known as both ‘St David’s Crash Repair’ and ‘Easifix’, based in Pengam, Blackwood.
Statement from Catrin Evans, Head of Complex Casework Unit, CPS Cymru-Wales:
A man has been jailed for life, with a minimum term of 30 years, for murdering three generations of a family in a fire.
A van driver who killed one person and injured 17 others in a series of hit-and-runs around Cardiff last October has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.
Mark Bridger has been convicted of the murder of five-year-old April Jones, after a trial at Mold Crown Court.
A woman who started a fire which led to the deaths of five members of the same family at a flat in Prestatyn has been convicted of murder and given a life sentence.
A serial sex offender from Connah’s Quay, Flintshire has been jailed for life with a minimum sentence of nine years.
A man accused of the murder of Colette Davies in India in 2004 has been released from custody, after the prosecution offered no evidence against him at a hearing at Cardiff Crown Court this morning.
A man who admitted to the rape and murder of his partner’s housemate has been given a life sentence at Mold Crown Court. Clive Sharp was told he would serve a minimum of 37 years before being considered for parole.
Prosecutors and a road safety group say a routine speeding case in North Wales highlights the need for motorists to be wary of some online information sources.
A jury at Swansea Crown Court has found Ben Hope and Jason Richards guilty of the murder of 17-year-old Aamir Siddiqi at his home in Roath, Cardiff in 2010. The two defendants were also convicted of the attempted murder of Aamir's parents.
William Jones has been convicted of the murder of Peter Lewis at Roath, Cardiff, after a trial at Cardiff Crown Court.
Malcolm McHaffie, Deputy Head of Special Crime at the Crown Prosecution Service, said:
A jury at Cardiff Crown Court has found Sara Ege guilty of the murder of her seven-year-old son Yaseen at Pontcanna, Cardiff in 2010.
Statement from Ian Evans, Crown Advocate for the Crown Prosecution Service Cymru-Wales:
Nine defendants have been charged as a result of a major investigation by South Wales Police into allegations that a phone-based insurance scam has been operating from the Swansea area.
A man who punched, kicked and stamped a Polish baker to death in Newport has been jailed for life.
A 42-year-old woman has been charged, following a house fire in Prestatyn that resulted in four fatalities.
A 31-year-old man has been charged with 19 offences relating to road traffic incidents around Cardiff on Friday, October 19.
A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder following the disappearance of Catherine Gowing, who was last seen in the Mold area of Flintshire.
A man convicted of stabbing to death a 64-year-old man at Pentyrch, near Cardiff, has been handed a life sentence with a minimum term of 28 years.
Two people have been charged with offences relating to messages posted online that identified the victim in the rape case which led to the conviction of footballer Chedwyn (Ched) Evans.
A 46-year old man has been charged with the murder of April Jones.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with three counts of murder following a fire that led to the deaths of three people at a house in Cwmbran.
A man has been jailed for life after admitting to the rape and murder of a grandmother at her home in Carmarthenshire.
Two men who damaged a protected woodland at a farm in Llanhaedr in the Vale of Clwyd have been ordered to carry out restorative works at the site, after admitting offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.
A mother has been been found guilty of murdering her baby daughter, after administering her adult painkillers.
A man who callously attacked and killed Gary Suller at his home in Cwmbran has been jailed for life, after being found guilty of murder.
A jury at Newport Crown Court has found Gareth Jenkins of Brynmawr guilty of the manslaughter, after a trial into the circumstances surrounding the death of Harry Towers from Abergavenny.
A Newport psychic who targeted two vulnerable women and convinced them to perform sex acts, has been found guilty at Newport Crown Court.
Two Rhyl men have been convicted at Mold Crown Court of the murder of Gabor Sarkozi in Denbighshire.
A 58-year-old man from Bridgend has been sentenced to 12 years for rape and indecent assault, following his extradition from Thailand.
A third man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to paying for sexual services involving a child, as part of a major operation targeting predatory behaviour in the Gwent area.
A Cardiff restaurateur has been ordered to pay almost £34,000 for failing to pay a security bond against potential company losses.
The 31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Peter Lewis at Roath in Cardiff has now been charged.
A man who claimed he killed his neighbour during a temporary loss of control, has been found guilty of murder by a jury at Newport Crown Court.
Footballer Ched Evans has been jailed for five years after being found guilty at Caernarfon Crown Court of raping a woman at a hotel near Rhyl.
John Mason has been handed a life sentence with a minimum term of 30 years, after a jury at Swansea Crown Court found him guilty of the murder of Angelika Dries-Jenkins in Narberth, Pembrokeshire.
Liam Stacey from Pontypridd has been jailed for 56 days after admitting a racially aggravated public order offence at Swansea Magistrates’ Court.
A report by Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) has praised the improvements made by the Crown Prosecution Service in Wales since its previous inspections of the Gwent and South Wales areas.
The Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed that the case against two protesters arrested and charged at the Occupy Cardiff demonstration in November 2011 has been discontinued.
A gang of 23 drug dealers responsible for the supply of Class A drugs across North Wales have received sentences totalling over 130 years' imprisonment at Caernarfon Crown Court.
Lisa Brooks and Tomas Lewis have received custodial sentences after pleading guilty to the wilful neglect of a three-year-old boy at Trevethin, near Pontypool.
A Monmouthshire man accused of fraud relating to a fund set up to support his terminally ill son, has been found guilty at Cardiff Crown Court.
Carl Whant has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years, after a jury at Newport Crown Court, found him guilty of the murder and rape of 19-year-old Nikitta Grender, the destruction of her unborn child Kelsey-May, and arson.
The 18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of David Evans at Pentyrch, near Cardiff has now been charged.
The 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Irene Lawless at Llanllwni in Carmarthenshire has now been charged.
Two Newport men who pleaded guilty to offences relating to the sexual exploitation of children have been given custodial sentences.
A Bargoed man convicted of 13 serious physical and sexual offences, including eight rapes, has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment at Cardiff Crown Court.
A man has been charged in relation to incidents on Sunday, 20 November 2011, in a subway which runs underneath Newport rail station.
Nine people involved in the supply of Class A drugs in the Cardiff area have been sentenced to a total of 52 years and two months imprisonment at Cardiff Crown Court, after being found guilty of a range of Class A drug supply offences.
John Clifton Davies has been charged with murder, following the death of 39 year old Colette Davies in India in 2004. Davies has also been charged with two counts of fraud.
In an address to Cardiff Magistrates’ Association and the Law Society, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, has explained how the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in Wales is leading the way with bold plans to introduce digital working to the Criminal Justice System.
After a retrial at Cardiff Crown Court, a jury today found John Pope guilty of the murder of Karen Skipper in Cardiff in 1996.
The 26 year old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Nikitta Grender has now been charged.
Two sisters and their boyfriends were sentenced to life imprisonment at Mold Crown Court today, after being convicted of murdering the girls’ 61-year-old father.
A Powys man who attacked a 16 year-old female in the early hours of New Year’s Day has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment at Merthyr Crown Court.
A Hengoed man convicted of a range of violent and sexual offences against four women has been jailed indefinitely at Cardiff Crown Court.
A Rhyl man who beat a disabled man to death has been handed a life sentence with a minimum term of 17 years, at Mold Crown Court today.
Adam Smith and Richard Shanahan were sentenced to life imprisonment with a recommendation to serve at least 17 and 18 years respectively at the Crown Court, Cardiff today for the murder of Richard Dyas.
Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate has published a report into its inspection of CPS South Wales, carried out in April this year.
Kyle John has been handed an indefinite sentence by the Crown Court, Merthyr today for causing grievous bodily harm with intent and assault by penetration.
The Court of Appeal in London this week increased the sentences passed for firearms offences committed by David John Smith and Rhys Gethin.
Ben Roberts of Howey, near Llandrindod Wells, was convicted of actual bodily harm and sexual assault of a boy under the age of 13, in a retrial at Cardiff Crown Court this week.
Members of a drugs gang involved in the supply of controlled substances throughout Pembrokeshire were sentenced at Swansea Crown Court today, having previously been found guilty of drugs offences.
Gwent CPS has outlined the improvements the service is making in the way it handles rape cases.
Gwent CPS has joined forces with Gwent Police and Stonewall Cymru to launch a campaign to target homophobic hate crime. The campaign was launched at this year's Eisteddfod in Ebbw Vale.
Paul Richards, aged 51, was today the first person in Wales to be made the subject of a Serious Crime Prevention Order (SCPO).