Community Constituency Craigavon Crime Upper Bann

Angler Convicted at Craigavon Court

A Lurgan angler was today convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court in his absence for several fishing offences and fined a total of £415 which included a £15 offender levy. Mr Kieran Jackson (23) of Ardboe Drive, Lurgan, was today found guilty at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court of five breaches of legislation on two different dates as prescribed under […]

Banbridge Community Constituency Crime Portadown Upper Bann

Police Continue Drug Raids in Portadown and Banbridge

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Branch have last night, February 6, and today carried out further house searches as part of an ongoing investigation into an Organised Crime Group. Last night detectives returned to the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown and conducted a further house search where they uncovered a […]

Armagh Community Constituency Crime Government Newry and Armagh Stormont

More Must Be Done to Tackle Rural Crime! – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said more must be done to tackle rural and agricultural crime in our communities. The Newry & Armagh MLA was speaking following a recent spate of agricultural thefts in the rural Armagh area. Cathal said:   “We’ve learned of a number of rural thefts that have taken place recently in the […]

Community Crime

PSNI Budgetary Issues Could Mean Less Policing

Speaking about the impact of the Police Service’s stark budgetary situation Chief Constable Simon Byrne echoed concerns around any potential limits to policing. Mr Byrne stated: “Thursday 26th January, Chief Operating Officer Pamela McCreedy and Deputy Chief Constable Mark Hamilton updated the Policing Board on our response to the profoundly challenging budgetary situation facing the […]

Community Constituency Newry Newry and Armagh

Missing Person Appeal for Kyle Kelly

Police in Newry are concerned for the whereabouts of the following missing person, Kyle Kelly, 35 years old, 5ft 5″, Medium build with dark brown short hair. He was last sighted on Sunday morning wearing a Navy Ireland rugby top, navy jeans and navy and white Tommy Hilfiger trainers. He was last seen in the […]

Community Constituency Portadown Upper Bann

Missing Person Appeal for Jonathan Roberts

Police are increasingly concerned for the well-being of 37-year-old Jonathan Roberts who has been reported missing from the Craigavon area. He was last seen in the area at around 11.00am on Monday 6th February. Jonathan is described as being around 6′ 2″ tall with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, black […]

Community Constituency Crime Government South Down Stormont Warrenpoint

Ennis Slams Invasive Use of Counselling Records in Sexual Assault Trials

Sinn Féin MLA Sinead Ennis has slammed the invasive use of victims’ counselling records in sexual assault trials. The South Down MLA said: “It is unacceptable that victims of sexual assault cannot access mental health support from counsellors without the worry that their words will end up being read out in a court room. “This […]

Community Constituency Crime Newry Newry and Armagh

Man Taken to Hospital for Injuries Sustained Before Newry RTC

A man was taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Newry earlier today (Monday, 6th February) for treatment to injuries sustained prior to this collision. The damage-only collision involved two vehicles in the Monaghan Street area of the city and was reported before 9.30am. ENDS

Community Constituency Crime South Down

Two Men Arrested Following Discovery of Cannabis Farm in Co. Down

Two men arrested following the discovery of a cannabis farm in County Down. Detectives from the Organised Crime Unit, assisted by colleagues in District Support Team and local Neighbourhood policing teams, have arrested two men following the discovery of a large cannabis farm at a property in County Down. Detective Inspector Kelly said: “This is […]

Community Constituency Council Crime Election 2023 Elections Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Mathers Condemns Device Left in Newry

Sinn Féin spokesperson Aidan Mathers has slammed those responsible for an explosive device in Newry. The Newry City spokesperson spoke after a viable explosive device was found at a home in the Barcroft area on Wednesday night. Aidan Mathers said: “I condemn those responsible, they caused fear and disruption for the community, with many local […]