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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Newry Woman Charged Following £250,000 Drug Seizure

Police have charged a 30-year-old woman with two counts of possession of a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply, two counts of being concerned in the supply of a Class B controlled drug and other related offences. She is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court tomorrow, Wednesday 6th July. As is normal […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Man Named and Charged in Court Following Drug, Cash and Firearm Seizures in Bessbrook and South Armagh

By Paul Higgins A Lithuanian lorry driver allegedly at the centre of an international “large scale criminal conspiracy” was remanded into custody today (tues.) Refusing to free Modestas Mockevicius, District Judge Trevor Brown said his claims of having £100,000 in cash for IVF treatment was “a very unconvincing explanation” so given the seriousness of the […]

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Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Police Seize £250,000 in Suspected Drugs, Cash and Counterfeit Products in Newry

Police seized £250,000 in suspected illegal drugs, cash and counterfeit products in the Newry area yesterday, Monday 4th July. Area Commander for Newry, Mourne & Down, Superintendent Norman Haslett said: “During the searches, we seized approximately £200,000 in both Class A and Class B suspected controlled drugs and counterfeit goods. A sum of £25,000 in […]

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Crime Newry South Armagh

Two Charged Following Drugs, Cash and Firearms Seizures in South Armagh and Bessbrook

Detectives investigating the seizure of drugs, cash and firearms following a series of searches of vehicles and addresses in South Armagh, Bessbrook and Markethill on Sunday 3rd July have charged two men to appear at court. A 41 year old man has been charged with possessing criminal property, possession of class B drugs, possession of […]

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Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh South Armagh

Police Arrest Six People and Seize Drugs, Cash and Firearms in South Armagh and Bessbrook Raids

Police have arrested six people and seized drugs, cash and firearms following a series of searches of vehicles and addresses in South Armagh and Markethill on Sunday 3rd July. Commander for Newry, Mourne & Down, Superintendent Norman Haslett said: “At around 1.30pm on Sunday afternoon, the police helicopter observed a suspicious vehicle, a white BMW […]

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Armagh Constituency Crime Newry and Armagh

Police Appeal After Vehicle Fires in Armagh

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a number of vehicles were believed to be deliberately set on fire in Co Armagh in the early hours of this morning, Friday 1st July. Sergeant Walkingshaw said: “At approximately 2.15am, officers received and responded to a report of several cars on fire in the Gortcille area […]

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Crime Newry

Police Appeal Following Newry Burglary

Police are currently investigating a Burglary that occurred at approximately 1200 pm today along the Low Road in Newry. We believe the vehicle involved is a Red Mini with two White stripes along the bonnet also it has a White roof. Registration 04-D-74395. If you think you may have been in the area at the […]

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Banbridge Constituency Crime Upper Bann

Police in Waringstown Charge Man with Drug Offences

Police in Waringstown have charged a 29-year-old man with a number of drug offences including possession with intent to supply a Class A controlled drug, possession of a Class A controlled drug and threats to commit criminal damage. He is due to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court this morning, Wednesday June 15th. As is usual […]

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Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Portadown Man Appears in Court Over PSNI Assault

A 31-year-old man, arrested following a report of a burglary in Portadown on Saturday, June 25, is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrate’s Court on Monday, June 27. He has been charged with offences including three counts of assault on police, two counts of burglary, disorderly behaviour, criminal damage, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, threats […]

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Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Man Arrested in Portadown Following Assault on Police

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of disorderly behaviour, criminal damage, two counts of burglary, and three counts of assault on police. Inspector Conway said: “Shortly before 2.40pm yesterday, Saturday 25th June, officers received and responded to a report of a burglary in the Bann Street area of Portadown. “During the course […]