16 stolen cars recovered by Newry police after raid

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Detectives in Newry have recovered 16 cars following the planned search of premises on the Crossan Road in Newry.

During the search on Monday afternoon, 14th April, a number of cars, of makes including BMWS, Volkswagen, Citroen, Mercedes, Chrysler and Saab, were seized.

A number of these vehicles are believed to have been stolen and two BMWs have been confirmed as stolen in the Republic of Ireland.

A lorry, tools, engine parts and documents have also been seized by police. Enquiries will now begin to identify the owners of the vehicles.

A 29 year old male has been arrested and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector Will Tate, CID, said, “We will now begin the task of identifying and locating owners of the vehicles seized to ascertain if they were in these premises lawfully or unlawfully. We have already been able to confirm that two BMWs were stolen in the Republic of Ireland.

Tate added, “I would appeal to anyone in the community with information to contact us at Ardmore Police Station on the 101 non-emergency number.”

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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