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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C


1st June 2023
# Breaking
NI cab firm sacks driver after video emerges appearing to show him threaten passenger with gun
The driver told the passenger “You are f****** lucky I’m not taking your knees out” while appearing to hold a gun to his head.
# North Belfast
PSNI appeal for witnesses after man shot in back and legs yesterday
Detectives are treating the attack as attempted murder.
This week
28th May 2023 - 2nd June 2023
# Derry
Two men arrested and suspected munitions recovered in probe into New IRA
The PSNI are carrying out further searches in the area this evening.
'Nasty assault' on 12-year-old boy in Derry being investigated as a 'sectarian hate crime'
The boy was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which included a concussion.
# John Caldwell
‘Personal element’ to attack on PSNI detective, court hears, as seven men are charged
The seven have been remanded in custody.
Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Northern Ireland
Seven men charged with attempted murder of PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell
Detective Caldwell was shot multiple times at a sports centre in Omagh on 22 February.
11 arrested in relation to attempted murder of PSNI Detective John Caldwell
The people arrested are aged between 21 and 72, and include nine men and two women.
# Newtownards
PSNI investigating after petrol bomb thrown at property in Newtownards
No one was injured in what the PSNI described as ‘a reckless attack that could have resulted in more serious consequences’.
Last month
May 2023
# Knifepoint
Man hospitalised after assault by masked men in Derry
The man in his 60s is currently in hospital with two broken collar bones, a broken arm and puncture wounds to his legs.
# John Caldwell
Two men arrested in Co Tyrone over attempted murder of PSNI detective John Caldwell
The two, aged 28 and 70, have been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.
# Northern Ireland
Man arrested as PSNI probe fraud claims involving person posing as priest
The arrest follows an investigation by the PSNI in Northern Ireland.
PSNI investigating after two native eagles found dead in Co Antrim
The bird is the UK’s largest native bird of prey.
# Belfast
PSNI appeal for help finding two rounds of ammunition lost during Belfast hostage situation
Searches of the immediate area were conducted without success, police said.
# Northern Ireland
Suspicious object investigated by PSNI found to be 'elaborate hoax'
Two men who were arrested on Sunday have been released following questioning.
# Belfast
Man (30s) charged in connection with Belfast hotel hostage incident
The man was charged with carrying an imitation firearm with intent to commit a crime.
# Northern Ireland
Man arrested after holding hostage at Belfast hotel
The PSNI paid credit to staff and guests of the hotel who coped with the “terrifying ordeal” yesterday evening.
# Security Alert
People of Omagh being 'retraumatised' by 'campaign to disrupt the peace', says local MLA
A suspicious object was found in the area yesterday, forcing homes to be evacuated.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI appeal for information after wheelchair user killed in Antrim collision
The collision occurred on Wednesday in the Milltown Road area of Ballymoney.
# Northern Ireland
Petrol bomb found outside house in Ballymena overnight
PSNI said the petrol bomb did not explode.
# Lurgan
Man arrested in Lurgan after politicians condemn footage of alleged sectarian incident
UUP leader Doug Beattie described the incident as ‘absolutely appalling’.
# Security Alert
Man charged after car crashed into Belfast PSNI station yesterday
The incident in the early hours of Monday morning took place at Castlereagh Police station on the Alexandra Road and caused a security alert.
18-year-old man charged in Derry with punching and spitting on PSNI officers
He was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm, assault on police, resisting police, criminal damage and common assault.
April 2023
# Aughnacloy
Witness appeal as three die and four injured in collision involving minivan and lorry in Tyrone
The road forms part of the main route from Dublin to Derry and is around four miles from the border in Co Monaghan.
# Tyrone
PSNI detective John Caldwell discharged from hospital after Omagh shooting
The PSNI confirmed that Caldwell was discharged from hospital to continue his recovery.
# Northern Ireland
Current and former PSNI officers to be prosecuted following sharing of death scene images
The pair are to be prosecuted for alleged misconduct in public office.
# fatal collision
Teenage boy dies following collision in Portadown
Medical assistance was provided by emergency services, however the boy passed away at the scene.
Man arrested in Belfast as part of investigation of John Caldwell shooting
The man is the 16th person to be detained as part of the investigation into the shooting of the PSNI detective in Omagh in February.
# Derry
Four devices discovered in a Derry cemetery yesterday were viable pipe bombs
The PSNI have said it is believed the dissident republican group, the New IRA, left the devices.
# Derry
Four suspected pipe bombs recovered from Creggan cemetery after republican Easter march
The PSNI has described the discovery as a “sinister and worrying development”.
Derry's police chief appeals for calm after petrol bomb attack on officers at dissident march
A number of missiles were thrown by youths at a PSNI Land Rover monitoring the parade in the Creggan area on Easter Monday.
# Northern Ireland
PSNI officers attacked with petrol bombs at dissident republican march in Derry
A number of missiles, including petrol bombs, were thrown at a PSNI Land Rover.
# Fatal Assault
Man (26) appears in court charged with murder of Geila Ibram in Limerick
Habib Shamel, an Afghan national, appeared before Belfast Magistrates Court.
# Murder Investigation
Man arrested by PSNI over murder of woman in Limerick on Tuesday
The woman, in her 20s, was stabbed in a residential apartment in Limerick city.
Major cleanup underway after lorry shed load of animal wastage in Derry
PSNI officers are at the scene diverting traffic and assisting with the cleanup.
# fintona
Man in his 30s dies following single vehicle road traffic collision in Co Tyrone
The collision occurred yesterday afternoon at around 3.10pm on the Garvallagh Road area of Fintona.
# Extradition
PSNI arrest man who fled to Bulgaria while on bail for child sex offences
The man is due to appear in court at Belfast Magistrates Court today.
March 2023
# DCI Caldwell
Two men arrested over attempted murder of PSNI officer in Omagh
One of the men arrested yesterday has since been released following questioning.
Loyalist drug feud has led to attacks on 'homes of young children' in Co Down
Four men were arrested today after a gathering of individuals, some of them masked, in Newtownards.
# biden visit
‘They can’t keep me out’: Biden vows to visit Northern Ireland despite increased terror threat
MI5 yesterday increased the terror threat level in Northern Ireland from substantial to ‘severe’.
# Alesia Nazarova
Man charged with murder of woman found dead after house fire in Armagh
The PSNI confirmed that a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder.