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Crime Government Westminster

MP Arrested on Suspicion of Rape

An unnamed Conservative MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault. The Metropolitan Police confirmed a man was in custody over allegations dating back to between 2002 and 2009. The Conservative Party said he had been asked by the chief whip not to attend Parliament while an investigation is ongoing. The man […]

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Crime Newry

Newry Company Fined £3,000 for Waste Offences

Clothing recycling company Kayah Ltd of Old Warrenpoint Road, Newry, was today fined £3,000 at Newry Magistrates’ Court for two breaches of waste management legislation (plus a £15 offender’s levy). In March 2021, officers from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) investigated a site at 17b Old Warrenpoint Road where controlled waste (i.e. used clothes) […]

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Armagh Crime

Three Police Officers Injured in Armagh RTC

Police are appealing for information after three police officers were injured following a road traffic collision shortly before 12.55am on Sunday, 15th May in the Armagh area. Sergeant Green said: “The collision occurred in the Culdee Street area of Armagh and involved a police vehicle and a red Ford Transit van. “Shortly before the collision, […]

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Crime Downpatrick

Witnesses Sought Regarding Downpatrick Assault

Detectives investigating an assault within the Colmcille area of Downpatrick are issuing an appeal for potential witnesses to contact them. Detective Sergeant Lynch said: “Sometime between 2.30pm and 3.30pm on Monday, 9th May it was reported a man assaulted a female within a vehicle. “Our investigation into this incident is continuing and I would like […]

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Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Lurgan Man Paid for Abuse of Children in Philippines and Romania

A Lurgan man has been convicted of paying for and directing the sexual abuse of children in the Philippines and Romania. Eamon Goodfellow, 50, from Lurgan Co.Armagh living in St Albans, was arrested by National Crime Agency officers on 14 June 2018 and all of his electronic devices were seized for analysis. A number of […]

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Crime Newry

Police Appeal Following RTC in Newry

Police are appealing for witnesses following a two-vehicle road traffic collision in the Belfast Road area of Newry on Tuesday morning (10th May).  Sergeant Steven Lawson said: “We were made aware of the collision around 11.15am and attended alongside colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. A man and woman were injured as a result of the collision, both were taken […]

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Crime Lurgan Upper Bann

Lurgan Man Sentenced for ABH and Threats to Kill

Thursday 5th May, a 33 year old man from the Lurgan area was sentenced at Craigavon Crown Court for a number of offences including assault occasioning actual bodily harm and threats to kill. Anacleto Brites will serve 8 months in prison and 16 months on license.  Detective Constable Graham said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for […]

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Crime Newry South Armagh

PSNI Appeal Following Burglary in Killeavy

Police in Newry are requesting the public’s help in relation to a Burglary which happened at around 04:40 hours on 05/05/22, on the Carrickbroad road, Killeavy. A number of persons entered a property and stole keys to a white Landrover Discovery sport, registration M14SPF. The vehicle was seen heading off in the Jonesborough direction. If […]

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Crime

PSNI Warn of Scammers Targeting Students

Police and both local universities are working together to raise awareness about scams after two international students studying in Northern Ireland lost £105,000.   Both students were contacted by the scammers recently. One student was told by a person posing as a Chinese police officer to transfer £70,000 which they did. Another student was threatened with prison if they did […]

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Crime South Armagh

Three arrests in HMRC operation IN Bessbrook and Crossmaglen

Three men have been arrested in counties Armagh and Tyrone following a HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) operation. HMRC, supported by the PSNI, attended eight residential properties in Crossmaglen, Bessbrook and Dungannon on 28 April 2022. More than £8,000 and €30,000 were seized during searches along with mobile phones, paperwork and a HGV lorry cab. […]