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Dean Johnson Murder Investigation - Update

Two further arrests have been made in this investigation which brings the total in custody to 5.

A 27 year old male and a 25 year old female were arrested in West Dublin earlier today, Wednesday 23rd November 2011. 

They are in custody in Blanchardstown and Clondalkin Garda Stations under section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act. 

Releases attached.


Garda Press Office. 


Gardaí investigating this murder have made another arrest. Earlier this evening, Tuesday 22nd November 2011, a 24 year old female was arrested in West Dublin.

She is presently detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station under Section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.

The 2 men are still being detained so the total now in custody is 3.

Latest release is attached. 


Garda Press Office. 


Gardaí investigating the murder of Dean Johnson on Moorfield Avenue last May (2011) have arrested 2 men this morning, Monday 21st November 2011.

The 33 year and 26 year olds were arrested in the Dublin area and both are detained in Lucan and Ronanstown Garda Stations under Section 50 of The Criminal Justice Act.

They are the first people to be arrested with regards the investigation.

We are also renewing our appeal to the public for assistance. Any witnesses to the shooting or anyone with information to offer are asked to contact Gardaí at Ronanstown on 01 6667700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.