€2500 worth of cannabis seized by Gardai at the Longwalk last week

Garda Round-Up

€2500 worth of cannabis seized by Gardai at the Longwalk last week

One man was arrested when gardai seized €2,500 worth of cannabis at the Long Walk Dundalk on Wednesday of last week.


On Sunday last 4 September a man carrying a knife robbed the MACE store on the Carrick Road at 2pm and another robbery took place on the Carrick Road on Saturday evening last at 8.30pm. One man entered a shop and took cash. He was described as slim build, wearing a grey top, black tracksuit bottoms, blue trainers and had brown tights pulled over his face.

Car break-ins

A number of cars were broken into in Dundalk last week. Two youths were arrested after breaking into a car at Tom Bellew Avenue. There was also break-ins to cars at Ashling Park, Hill View, and O’Hanlon Park.

There was also a break-in to a car on the Avenue Road on Saturday and two cars were broken into at Ravensdale.

Stolen Equipment

On Wednesday of last week chainsaws and other equipment was taken from a garden shed at Phillip Street.

Kayak Stolen

A burglary also took place at the Pavilion Blackrock when thieves stole a kayak.

Bag stolen

On Sunday last a women had a bag stolen from her car at the Applegreen service station on the northbound side of the M1.

It happened at 3pm in the afternoon.

Head injuries

And gardai are appealing for information after a 17-year-old man received head injuries when over 20 people were involved in a melee at the Applegreen service on the northbound side of the M1 at around 2pm on Friday 26 August.

Thirty buses carrying people who had attended a concert in Northern Ireland pulled in at the service station. A fight broke out in the parking area and a young man received serious head injuries and was taken to the Lourdes in Drogheda. He was later transferred to Beaumont hospital Dublin.

Gardai at Ardee Garda Station are investigating the circumstances that led to the attack. The man is recovering from his injuries but anyone with any information is asked to contact Ardee Garda Station at 041 - 685 3222.