GARDAI RAID MARKET
DROGHEDA Gardai staged two raids on the Bolton Street market on Saturday, seizing hundreds of counterfeit DVDs, valued in the region of €10,000.
Acting under ‘Operation Counter’, gardai swooped on the market at 10am and seized a number of DVDs that had been abandoned. They were valued at €1,600. Gardai then staged a second raid at 1.30pm and a person of interest in relation to the sale of the DVDs fled from the scene.
However, the search yielded 370 DVDs, with an estimated value of €8,500.
Gardai say that the operation to target the illecit sale of DVDs in the market is ongoing and they have visited the area over the course of a number of months.
A MAN in his 40s was searched on the Chord Road on April 13th last and what is believed to be heroin, with a value of €300, was seized.
A file is to be sent to the DPP in the case.
Burglary at school
IT IS believed nothing was taken following a break in at Walshestown National School on April 12th last.
An alarm was activated at 3.20am and gardai arrived on the scene. A window had been forced open and a classroom was disturbed but it is believed nothing was taken.
GARDAI are seeking information following an incident in Clogherhead between 6pm on April 12 and 8am the following morning.
17 windows were broken in a house under construction.
It is believed an instrument was used to break the double-glazed windows.
Break in at Port
GARDAI have again warned people about leaving valuables in cars, after the electric cables in the door of a car were cut at Port Beach last Saturday.
The car was parked at 9am and when the driver returned at 10am found the door had been tampered with. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.
A number of incidents were reported from Ravensdale right down to Drogheda.
Gardai urge people to leave valuables at home and leave nothing on display.