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#Serious Crime Branch

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 23 June, 2017

Former UVF commander pleads guilty to 200 offences, including five murders

Gary Haggarty’s numerous crimes had been under investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team for seven years.

# serious-crime-branch - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Police say an attack by dissident republicans is "highly likely"

The warning comes after a “significant” munitions find.

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 19 October, 2015

Man arrested over murder of Kevin McGuigan

The 53-year-old was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 3 August, 2015

Murder investigation after mum-of-three's body found in house fire

Jennifer Dornan’s body was found in her home yesterday.

# serious-crime-branch - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Unusual gun used to kill ex-IRA commander Jock Davison

“We need to get this gun off the streets, and apprehend the killer.”

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 17 November, 2014

Seven men charged with directing and preparing for acts of terrorism

The individuals are appearing before the Newry Magistrates Court this morning.

# serious-crime-branch - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Man (61) arrested this morning over murder of Alec Jamison in Belfast in 1976

Police believe there are people in the community with more information on the murder.

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man arrested over death of Caroline Graham 25 years ago

The 53-year-old is being questioned by police in Antrim.

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 27 June, 2014

Six illegal taxi drivers stopped during money laundering investigation

The discoveries were made in Belfast and Co Down yesterday.

# serious-crime-branch - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Man arrested in connection with murder of man found in lake

Kevin Kearney’s body was found in a lake at Alexandra Park a day after he was shot dead.

# serious-crime-branch - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

# serious-crime-branch - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage

The family were tricked into letting the man into their home early today.

# serious-crime-branch - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally

Joseph Reynolds was shot when his van was ambushed in 1993.

# serious-crime-branch - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Man released as part of investigation into murder of 3-year-old boy

The 51-year-old was released on bail this evening as the PSNI continues its investigation into the murder of the 3-year-old boy.

Woman arrested in connection with murder of boy (3)

The PSNI said that they are treating the death of the boy in Lisburn as murder.

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 14 June, 2013

Man and woman charged over terrorist activity in Derry

A 39-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman have been charged with a number of terrorist offences.

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 17 May, 2013

Shots fired at police officers were 'random and indiscriminate'

PSNI said it was only “good luck” that no children in the surrounding area were hurt or injured.

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 22 April, 2013

Detention extended in ongoing murder investigation in Co Antrim

25-year-old Kevin O’Neill was stabbed in a house in Stroanshesk Park in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, yesterday.

# serious-crime-branch - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Man arrested after murder investigation launched in Co Antrim

The arrest follows the death of the man in the Ballycastle area.

# serious-crime-branch - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.

# serious-crime-branch - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Murder investigation opened after man (41) dies in Belfast

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# serious-crime-branch - Friday 22 March, 2013

Man sentenced to six years for firearms and terrorist-related offences in Belfast

In September 2010, detectives incovered large quantity of firearms and ammunition from a workshop at the rear of the man’s home.

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 25 February, 2013

Three arrested over Belfast cash-in-transit robbery

A vehicle was robbed by a man reported to have been armed with a machete earlier today.

# serious-crime-branch - Monday 24 September, 2012

Update: Man arrested over 1996 murder released without charge

28-year-old businessman Simon Tang was killed as he left his takeaway business in Antrim in June 1996.

# serious-crime-branch - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Man arrested over suspected dissident activity

The man is being held by the PSNI in Antrim.

# serious-crime-branch - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Four arrested over viable device found in Belfast

Three men and one woman have been arrested in connection with the discovery of an explosive device in north Belfast earlier this month.