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Warrant for New Ross man accused of threatening gardaí


Wexford Courthouse.

Wexford Courthouse.

Wexford Courthouse.


A bench warrant has been issued for a New Ross man accused of attacking two gardaí in the back of a prison van, and threatening to kill them or causing them serious harm.

Wayne Roche (21) of 17 Cluain Fada, New Ross, is charged with assaulting Garda Ross Delea and Garda Frances O’Flynn and threatening to kill or cause serious harm to them at Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow, on June 16. He is also charged with escaping garda custody.

Sgt Gary Raynor sought the warrant at Wexford District Court on Tuesday, November 16, as the defendant had failed to turn up.

His request was approved by Judge Máire Conneely.

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