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# Arrests

Last month
April 2023
# Gardaí
Five arrested for impersonating Gardaí in attempt to rob cash from houses
Gardaí said members of a criminal gang were calling to people’s homes claiming to be officers investigating burglaries in the area.
January 2023
# Car Chase
Two boys arrested after car chase ends in Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
The incident happened yesterday afternoon.
# Arrests
Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers
The incident occurred on Thursday.
# west tallaght
Seven arrested in operation targeting organised crime and anti-social behaviour in west Tallaght
At 7:00am this morning, gardaí from the Tallaght District searched six residential properties in the west Tallaght area.
# Arrests
German police arrest Iranian man in chemical terror attack plot
German security services were tipped off to the suspect by the American FBI.
# Down
Two arrested after PSNI officers injured in Newry car-ramming incident
Northern Irish police stopped a car driving erratically shortly before 2am and were then rammed repeatedly by the car.
# Killarney
Eight men appear in court over public order incident at Direct Provision centre
Eight accused appeared before the court all charged with violent disorder.
# Criminal Courts of Justice
Two men charged over serious assault in Dublin city
The men are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.
Last year
# Patrickswell
Limerick brothers remanded in custody as garda alleges they are 'a danger' to the community
Both men are due to appear before Limerick District Court later this morning.
# fraudsters
'Hi Mum' WhatsApp scam crops up in Ireland as new figures reveal a surge in fraud arrests
Over 400 people have been arrested for fraud offences so far this year.
Just 22 people were arrested for fraud offences in 2012.
Over 400 have been detained this year alone.
Scammers are becoming "increasingly sophisticated", experts warned.
# Arrests
Explainer: What's been going on with the European Parliament arrests over Qatar?
Four people have been charged with “money laundering and corruption”.
# Road Safety
144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December
To date this year, 148 people have lost their lives on Irish roads.
# Cannabis
Three arrested after €950,000 worth of cannabis seized in Galway
Two men (both in their 40s) and one woman (aged in her 30s) were arrested at the scene.
# Arrests
Another man arrested in Sligo organised crime probe
A total of 14 people have been arrested so far.
# Gardaí
Three arrested as part of organised crime inquiry in Sligo
Investigations are ongoing
# Arrests
El Salvador police arrest 55,000 suspected gang members
The number of arrests comes on top of 16,000 that had already been made before the emergency powers were granted.
# Protests
Over 1,300 arrests at anti-mobilisation protests across Russia, NGO says
The OVD-Info monitoring group counted at least 1,332 people detained at rallies in 38 cities.
# Limerick
Four people released without charge after being arrested over murder of Lee Slattery in 2010
The 24-year-old’s body was discovered in Limerick on 31 May 2010.
# Arrests
Four people arrested as part of investigation into murder of Lee Slattery in 2010
All four are currently being held at garda stations in the Limerick and Clare Garda Divisions.
# Operation Brookweed
Gardaí release three former players arrested over alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland
They were all held on suspicion of the offence of conspiracy to defraud.
# Kerry
Men arrested over double fatal fire gardaí declared as an accidental blaze in Tralee in 2012
A man and his five-year-old daughter died following the fire in May 2012.
# Kerry
Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Wexford
Two people (20s) arrested in relation to seizure of €160,000 worth of cocaine in Co Wexford
The suspected drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday evening.
# drugs investigation
Two men charged after cannabis resin weighing 210kg and valued at €1.2m seized in Dublin
The two men are due to appear in court this morning.
# policing the capital
Gardaí arrest over 400 people across Dublin over Patrick's Day festival
Most of the arrests were for public order offences.
# Dublin
Four arrested in relation to compensation claims made over alleged fraudulent 2015 collision
The four persons are currently detained at separate garda stations in Dublin.
# skreen
Three men arrested in connection with aggravated burglary on Tom Niland in Sligo
The 73-year-old was “viciously” assaulted when three masked men forced themselves into his home on Tuesday 18 January.
# Wicklow
Two charged following arrests as part of ongoing Wicklow investigations
Gardaí seized four guns and drugs with an estimated value of €48,000 yesterday.
# Arrests
Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.
# Arrests
Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide
A man and a woman were arrested following the incident.
All time
# Kildare
Four men arrested as gardaí respond to Kildare daytime burglary
The arrests are part of an ongoing operation targeting the gang who have committed several burglaries and robberies.
# Arrests
Gardaí believe they have foiled a gangland gun attack after raids in Tallaght
Two men have been arrested.
# Liffey
Four men arrested after alleged rowing boat theft resulted in Liffey River rescue
The men are due in court next month.
# Arrests
Three men arrested over fatal shooting of man in Coolock in May 2019
Hamid Sanambar was shot dead in the Kilbarron Avenue area of Coolock.
# Arrests
17 people arrested over fraudulent activity related to Covid-19 social welfare
The arrests were made over immigration offences.
# Manchester
Five people arrested after ex-Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith allegedly hit with a traffic cone
The senior MP was pursued by chants of “Tory scum” on his way to a Brexit talk.
# Derry
Two men arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Derry area this morning under the UK’s Terrorism Act.
# Derry
Four men arrested in connection with Lyra McKee's murder
The men were all arrested in the Derry area this morning under the Terrorism Act.
# Louth
Three men arrested after €384k worth of cannabis plants seized in large scale operation
A number of searches were conducted under warrant at suspected cannabis growhouses this morning.
# Arrests
Four arrested over armed cash-in-transit robbery in Crumlin
The incident happened at the start of June.