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Appeal for information after 4 Newry and Camlough burglaries

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following reports of four burglaries in the Newry and Camlough areas on the evening Tuesday 22 January. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Constable McGaffin said, “We are treating these burglaries as linked. Article continues below “Did you see anything suspicious in the Larchmount area of Newry or in […]

Newry police welcome sentencing of four men after horrific aggravated burglary

Detectives from Newry have welcomed the sentencing of Niall Lynch, Alan Stewart, Ruairi Walls and Stephen Magennis in Downpatrick Crown Court. Detective Constable Ritchie said, “We welcome the sentencing and hope this delivers some form of closure for their victims.” Article continues below Niall Lynch was sentenced to a 12 year extended custodial sentence, followed […]

Fines and warnings dished out as police visit Newry ‘car cruise’

Newry police recently arranged an operation following reports from local residents groups in relation to car cruise events organised to take place in the area of Damolly Retail Park, Newry. Police said reports have been received of anti-social driving and dangerous driving, which caused concern to the local community. Article continues below Speaking to Newry […]

Newry arrests in £215m “largest money laundering search investigation”

Officers from PSNI’s Economic Crime Unit have conducted the largest money laundering search and arrest operation in Northern Ireland focussing on the international money laundering of criminal assets accumulating to approximately £215 million.   Fifteen properties were searched across Northern Ireland and seven people arrested. Eight searches were carried out yesterday, Monday 20 January, in […]

Men handed 30 month suspended sentence after Newry Showgrounds incident

Two men were handed a 30 month suspended sentence each and domestic football banning orders in Newry Magistrates Court yesterday, Wednesday 15 January. The banning orders follow an incident of disorderly behaviour at Newry Showgrounds on 20 April 2018. Article continues below A 24-year-old man was given a 5-year football banning order and a 25-year-old […]

Man charged after two police cars rammed

A 38-year-old man has been charged with driving with excess alcohol in breath. He was also charged with failing to stop for police, no driving licence and using a motor vehicle without insurance.  Article continues below The charges are in connection with an incident in the Forkhill area last night.      The man was […]

Missing Newry teen: Police appeal for dash cam footage

Police are requesting drivers who may have been in Warrenpoint town centre or travelling along the dual carriageway leaving Warrenpoint in the direction of Newry during the early hours of  Wednesday 1 January from 3 am-4 am with dashcam footage to please contact police on 101. Police said they believe some drivers with dash cams […]

Appeal for witnesses after three seriously injured in Newry collision

Police investigating a head-on collision around 2 miles outside Newry on New Year’s Day are appealing for witnesses. Three people, two women and a man, were taken to hospital with very serious injuries following the two-vehicle crash. Article continues below The crash happened on the Tandragee Road at around 6.40 pm on Wednesday 1 January. […]

MISSING: Newry police ‘concerned’ about missing 15-year-old boy

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 15-year-old teenager. John Paul Smyth (known as JP) is from Newry. Article continues below Speaking to Newry Times, Inspector Frances McCullough said, “JP was last seen in Warrenpoint town centre at approximately 6.15pm on Tuesday 31 December.     “We are appealing for anyone […]

15 cars set on fire in “disgraceful act of premeditated criminality”

Local police are appealing for information following a report of arson at business premises at the Forkhill Road area on Tuesday 31 December. Shortly before 2:15 am, it was reported that around 15 cars parked in the area were on fire. Article continues below Two men wearing balaclavas were seen leaving the area and made […]


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