REVEALED: GARDAÍ HUNT CRIME GANG AMID NEW BURGLARY FEARS

first_imgGARDAÍ are searching for the occupants of a car which was disrupted during what officers believe was a crime gang’s bid to carry out house raids.It follows an incident in which a man was arrested in Letterkenny on Wednesday. Martin Stokes, from Derry, appeared in court in Sligo yesterday on 36 separate driving offence charges.He will appear in court again in Letterkenny next Monday. Gardaí are now searching for a second car which was spotted in and around Ardara on Wednesday afternoon with a number of males inside.Officers believe the men – who fled the town at high speed – may have driven across the Border.They are liaising with colleagues in the PSNI to identify the gang members.Gardaí believe good police work prevented a series of planned break-ins in and around the Ardara and Glenties areas. Officers have set up a special team in Letterkenny to coordinate a high level investigation into a series of robberies in the county in recent weeks.It’s understood detectives are looking at suspects from both Donegal and Derry in several different investigations.Some of those suspects may now be armed after stealing weapons belonging to a burglary victim in Rooskey earlier this week.So far no-one has been arrested in the hunt for the gang behind robberies at the homes of six elderly people in the east of the county in late January and early February. REVEALED: GARDAÍ HUNT CRIME GANG AMID NEW BURGLARY FEARS was last modified: March 7th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ArdaraburglarsGardailetterkennythieveslast_img read more