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Thursday 16 August 2018

Gardai arrest two after drugs thrown from car on bypass

A man and a woman were arrested after Gardai spotted packages of drugs being thrown from a car shortly after midnight at the Inner Relief Road on Saturday November 25th.

A 30 year old man and a 26 year old woman from Drogheda and Kells were arrested and are due to appear in court.

In a follow-up search of the area, bags containing €600 worth of cannabis herb were found.

A 36 year old man was robbed when he was approached by a number of other men as he walked home from DkIT on Thursday evening. A group of three or four men approached him as he was walking at Mourne View, Dublin Road, at 7.40pm. They pointed a knife at him and demanded he hand over the contents of his pockets which included cash and E-cigarettes.

The main door of O'Fiaich College was damaged when an attempt was made to break into the school between 9pm on Friday night and 9am on Saturday morning. The door was kicked and footprints and handmarks were left at the scene and gardai are examining CCTV footage.

A sum of money along with Euro and Sterling cheques were taken during a break-in at the Joseph Walls premises (former Hardy Grainstores) at Lisdoo on the Newry Road over the weekend. Entry was gain when a pane of glass in a door was smashed.

Gardai are looking for information about an assault on a man at Crowe Street at 3.40am on Monday November 13th. The 38 year old victim sustained cuts and gardai are investigating CCTV footage which show him being attacked by two men.

The Argus

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