Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station are investigating an Aggravated Burglary that occurred at Whitestown Road, Rush on Friday, 23rd August 2019.
At approximately 3.45am two suspects entered the house by a rear door. They made their way to a bedroom where the husband of the house was sleeping.
The suspects woke the man up by shouting at him. The man was startled and a struggle ensued. The man’s wife & daughter was alerted to the commotion and entered the bedroom to assist him. During the struggle one of the suspects assaulted the man with a hammer connecting with his head causing him injury.
One of the suspect searched the bedroom and located an amount of cash, they made their escape by running to a car located nearby.
- Gardaí are appealing to delivery or Taxi drivers in the vicinity of the Whitestown Road area of Rush, Co Dublin on the morning of the 23/08/18 between 3am and 4am who may have seen anything suspicious.
- Gardaí Information in relation to any sighting of a small light coloured hatchback car in the Whitestown Road/Main Street area of Rush on the 23/08/19 between 3am and 4am or its current whereabouts.
- Any information with regards to the identity of the persons shown in the CCTV footage
- Any information in relation to anyone who may have come into possession of a substantial sum of money around this time, especially a quantity of Northern Ireland Sterling.
- An Garda Siochana believe there may be members of the community in Rush who may have information that may be able to assist the investigation team.
Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station are investigating tel: (01) 802 0510
On this month’s programme, Sergeant Graham Kavanagh was in studio to offer advice to the public on how to prevent the theft of Catalytic Convertors.
Also, Sergeant Kavanagh will discuss the winter phase of Operation Thor, now in its 5th year. Operation Thor pro-actively targets organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity based on intelligence and the latest crime trends and patterns to protect communities.
Gardaí at Terenure Garda Station are investigating a burglary that occurred on Monday 7th October 2019 at approximately 12.50pm on Mount Talent Avenue, Dublin 6W.
The victim was at home when she answered a knock to the front door, a man pushed passed her when she opened the door and grabbed her handbag from the hallway. The suspect ran from the house to a waiting car and got into the boot, the car was a silver / tan coloured saloon, possibly a Nissan Sunny.
A detailed EVOFIT of the suspect was compiled, who is described as being in his early twenties, five foot nine inches tall, very thin build with dark hair with very pale and pointed features. He was wearing a dark hoody jumper.
Gardaí at Terenure Garda Station are investigating tel: (01) 666 6400
Gardaí at Millstreet Garda Station (Co. Cork) are investigating a burglary that occurred at a filling station in Rathmore in the early hours of Wednesday 18th September 2019.
Entry was gained to the filling station and a quantity of cash and cigarettes were taken. The suspects left in a dark coloured saloon car.
A detailed EVOFIT was compiled of one of the men, who is described as being in his early fifties, approximately five foot six inches in height of large/blocky build, bald on top, with hair at the side and a full beard, black and grey in colour. He was wearing all dark clothing and appeared to be Middle Eastern.
Gardaí at Millstreet Garda station are investigating tel: (029) 70002
Gardaí at Leixlip Garda Station are investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of nineteen year old Abdalle Ahmed Hussein, a Somalian national who came to Ireland in 2017.
Abdalle resided for a short time in Celbridge, Co. Kildare but has not been seen since March 2017. An Garda Síochána are very concerned for his safety and wellbeing.
He is described as being six foot tall, approx. 10 stone, (Slim Build), brown eyes and black hair.
Gardaí at Leixlip Garda Station are investigating tel: (01) 666 7800
Gardaí at Newcastle West Garda Station are investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of twenty nine year old Jason O’Brien who has not been since August 2018.
Jason has previously lived at addresses in Cork, Limerick, Kerry & Dublin.
There has been no activity on his bank or social media accounts. Despite numerous local radio and media appeals, there have been no sightings of Jason.
His is described as being five foot nine inches in height of slight build with brown hair.
His family and An Garda Síochána have serious concerns for Jason’s safety and wellbeing.
Gardaí at Newcastle West are investigating tel: +353 69 20650
Gardaí at Newbridge Garda Station are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the murder of eighty one year old Michael Crowe, who died as a result of a fire in his home at Phairc Mhuire in the early hours of Sunday 4th October 2009.
Michael was at home on a normal Saturday evening with his wife Betty and son Tómas watching television. They went to bed before midnight and were awoken by a bang at around 2am. A brick was thrown through a window at the front of the house. Gardaí attended to the house and spoke with the family. The Crowe Family returned to their beds shortly after.
At approximately 6am, Tómas was woken by another loud bang, he got up and quickly discovered a fire coming from the hallway and stairs. Gardaí believe an accelerant was thrown through the hole that was made in the window earlier in the night He immediately went to the aid of his parents and with the assistance of some neighbours Betty managed to escape down a ladder through a bedroom window. Tómas fell to the ground from the same window and was unable to assist his father Michael who was still in the house and subsequently lost his life in the fire
Tómas and the extended Crowe family renew their appeal for help and information from the public to help assist this investigation.
- Gardaí are appealing to anyone in the Phairc Mhuire estate on the Saturday night into Sunday morning who have not come forward to do so now.
- Three men were seen in the area at around 2am, they are believed to be between twenty and thirty year of age and have never been identified, Gardaí are appealing to these men or anyone with information on the identities of these men to come forward.
- Gardaí are hoping that with the passage of time or a change in personal circumstances, someone may now be in a position to come forward.
- Gardaí would like to reassure the public that all information will be treated with the utmost sensitivity and urge anyone who has any information, no matter how insignificant or trivial it may seem, to come forward.
Gardaí at Kildare Garda Station are investigating tel: (045) 527 730
Gardaí at Lucan Garda Station are investigating the murder of Patrick Sullivan who was wounded in a shooting incident at his home on Rowlagh Park, Clondalkin on Saturday 13th April 2013.
Patrick, a fifty three year old married father of four was at home with his wife Bernie on that Saturday evening. Patrick was having his dinner while Bernie was in the sitting room watching television. At approximately 6.30pm Bernie answered a knock on the front door, a masked and armed man confronted her. The man made his way into the hallway where he discharged a shot, injuring Patrick.
Patrick sustained serious injuries and never fully recovered. He remained in various hospitals for five years and passed away in June 2018.
- Gardaí continue to conduct an extensive investigation in relation to this case and urge anybody with information to come forward.
- From their investigation to date, investigating Gardaí are satisfied that Patrick’s murder was a case of mistaken identity.
- Gardaí wish to thank the public who assisted the investigation at the time, however, given the time frame, they believe there are people out there that know the reason why this happened and can provide information that may progress the investigation.
- A Crimestoppers reward has been offered for information.
Gardaí at Lucan Garda Station are investigating tel: (01) 666 7300
On this month’s Crimecall, we went on patrol with Garda Mark Murphy and the Limerick Roads Policing Unit to demonstrate how the Mobility device identifies uninsured vehicles and disqualified drivers, amongst other things.
When fully rolled out, it will give Gardaí real time information on the go, with access to vehicle and driver information plus the ability to automatically issue fixed charge notices.
This use of mobile technology will revolutionise policing on our roads and in our communities.