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11 arrests as Newry police join major anti-burglary operation

Officers from across Lisburn and Castlereagh; Newry, Mourne and Down; Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon and Fermanagh and Omagh Districts, have said they recently worked in partnership with An Gardaí Siochana, as part of an ongoing anti-burglary operation. Over 124 vehicle check points were conducted, eight vehicles were seized and officers made eleven arrests.     […]

Man suffers head injuries during Newry burglary

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary on Rathmore Road in Newry yesterday evening, Saturday 24 November. It was reported that at around 4.30pm the 45 year old male occupant of a house in the area answered a knock to the door.      Two males, carrying hammers, forced their way past the […]

£5m of tobacco and cigarettes seized in Newry

An estimated ten tonnes of loose tobacco, and 411,000 cigarettes, have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Newry area. HMRC officers, accompanied by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, searched a commercial premises in the Newry area on Thursday 8 November. The cigarettes and tobacco, believed to be worth an estimated […]

Elderly man left badly shaken after Bessbrook burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in the Bessbrook area. The burglary happened on Monday evening, 29 October.     Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Upton said, “It was reported that entry was forced to the premises at around 7:50 pm by a number of masked individuals. “A safe containing a sum […]

Man suffers head injuries during Newry burglary

Police in Newry are appealing for information after a report of an aggravated burglary. It happened at residential premises at the Nursery Drive area on Saturday morning, 27 October.     Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable McKeever said, “At around 5:30 am, it was reported that two unknown males entered a house in the […]

Major job fair set for Newry

The Department for Communities, in partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and EURES Cross Border Partnership, is hosting a major crossborder job fair in Newry on Wednesday 17 October 2018. The Crossborder Job Fair will take place in the Canal Court Hotel, Newry between 11am and 2pm and between 4pm and 6pm, and […]

Men carrying hatchets try to rob Newry shop

Police in Newry are appealing for information following the report of an attempted robbery at a shop on the Killeavy Road yesterday, Wednesday, 26 September. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Sergeant Bell said, “It was reported that around 4.30pm on Wednesday afternoon, two males, one carrying a hatchet, entered the premises and demanded money.   […]

Tragedy in Slieve Gullion: Death of man during Storm Ali shocks local community

The local community is in shock today after the death of a man during Storm Ali. The utility worker died and another man was injured after a tree fell on them in Slieve Gullion Forest Park.     The tragedy happened on Wednesday afternoon at the entrance of the popular tourist attraction where the man […]

Widespread anger and condemnation after Newry shooting

There is widespread anger and condemnation in Newry today after shots were fired at a house in Barcroft Park. Police are investigating after a number of shots were fired at a property in Newry overnight. Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Frances McCullough said, “At around 11.45pm last night, it was reported that a volley of […]

Five injured after car collides with wall

Police are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Kilkeel during the early hours of Sunday 12 August. Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Denise Graham said, “We received a report at 2:50am that a red-coloured Seat Leon had collided with a wall on the Newry Road.     “Police attended the […]


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