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Man suffers serious head injuries after Newry car park assault

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault in Newry this morning, Monday 3 June. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Bell said, “At around 2:25 am, it was reported that a man in his 40’s was found unconscious at a car park at the junction of New Street / Sugar House […]

One arrested after police recover £50,000 cash during nine Newry searches

Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime Unit have conducted nine searches across the Newry and South Armagh areas this week. Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said, “Detectives conducted a number of searches in the South Armagh and Newry areas, making one arrest and recovering more than £50,000 in cash, mobile phones and documentation.      “Two lorries […]

Two PSNI officers and female pedestrian injured in Newry

Police are appealing for information after the report of anti-social driving on the Dublin Road area of Newry on Thursday, 9 May. Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Gerry Roberts said, “We received a report of anti-social driving at 11.30 pm on Thursday night.”     Officers attended and observed a vehicle attempting to ‘donut’. He […]

Horror as shocking scale of puppy farming worth millions to fraudsters revealed

More than £5 million has been raised by a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce tackling dishonest dog breeders selling pups on the black market. HMRC set up the taskforce in October 2015 after discussions with animal welfare groups suggested tens of thousands of puppies were being reared in unregulated conditions and sold illicitly every […]

Woman ‘traumatised’ after face slashed during Newry robbery

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following the report of a robbery of a woman in the Newry area on Monday, 8 April. At approximately 6.00pm as the woman was walking past Customs House, Carnbane Way towards Ardmore Road she noticed two men following her.      In an attempt to get away from […]

19 trained nurses ‘on the ground’ for official launch of Rostrevor charity

Life & Time, the new charity set up to deliver extra end of life care to people in the Rostrevor Warrenpoint and Burren region, has officially been launched. After almost a year since the concept of a community-driven, end-of-life service was proposed through a series of open meetings in Rostrevor, Warrenpoint and Burren; Life & […]

Anger after attack on Newry church

Police are appealing for information after a report of criminal damage at premises in the John Mitchel Place area of Newry. Speaking to Newry Times, Sergeant McDonald said, “Sometime overnight, Wednesday 27 March and Thursday 28 March, it was reported that a window of a church was damaged.     “Enquiries are continuing and at […]

More arrests by PSNI following Newry and Bessbrook searches

Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime Unit have arrested two people in Banbridge as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime. The arrests are part of an ongoing proactive investigation into an Organised Crime Gang.      Officers have conducted a number of searches in the Bessbrook and Newry areas since January 2019. A number […]

Arson attack at commercial premises in Newry

Detectives are investigating a suspected arson at commercial premises in Newry on the night of Monday 18 March. Police say they received a report of a fire at premises on the Newry Road shortly after 11:10 pm.     It was reported entry to the premises had been forced and a number of vehicles inside […]

Bessbrook death: 5 arrested on suspicion of murder

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, aged in his 30s, whose body was discovered in a property in the Acorn Hill area of Bessbrook this morning, Wednesday 13 March. Police received a report shortly after 10.15am this morning.      Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said, […]


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