Behind Bars

We think it’s important that you can find out what’s happened to offenders once their case has gone to court.

Behind Bars is designed to keep you updated on people who may have impacted on the quality of life in your community, and we hope that you are reassured that the criminal justice system, which includes the Police, Crown Prosecution Service, Youth Offending Services and Probation Service, is working effectively on your behalf throughout South Wales.

The information and photographs on this page only feature people aged over 18 years old who have received a prison sentence. The information is available for a limited period in order to promote the openness, transparency and accountability of the criminal justice system to the people it serves. It is available solely on the basis that it is for the individual use of the person who has accessed this page. The information on this page must not be stored, recorded, republished or otherwise processed without the explicit agreement of South Wales Police.

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Sydney Floyd Black

Offence: Burglary
Sentence: 4 years 8 months

Black, aged 30, has been sentenced to 1,752 days in prison for burglaries which he committed in the Swansea area.


Sent to prison for one year for dealing cannabis.

Offence: Possession with intent to supply class B drugs
Sentence: 12 months

A from Pontypridd has been sent to prison for 12 months for possessing cannabis with intent to supply. Ross Gazzard, of 4 Rosser Street, Maesycoed, was arrested on 1st November 2014 in connection with drugs offences after police found cannabis in his flat. Officers found a small amount of cannabis in a tobacco tin which was on the coffee table, but a further search discovered a much larger tobacco tin containing more cannabis, which was hidden inside a black briefcase. Ross Gazzard pleaded guilty to the offence and was sentenced to 12 months in prison at Merthyr Crown Court on Wednesday, 24 June 2015.