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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
# Gary Haggarty

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:14 PM 12,532 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Antrim
# Antrim

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

May 18th 2016, 9:04 AM 12,393 Views 25 Comments

The warning comes after a “significant” munitions find.

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

Man arrested over murder of Kevin McGuigan
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man arrested over murder of Kevin McGuigan

Oct 19th 2015, 8:40 PM 12,704 Views 14 Comments

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
# Dunmurry
# Dunmurry

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 7:27 PM 29,394 Views 1 Comment

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Unusual gun used to kill ex-IRA commander Jock Davison

May 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 26,946 Views 48 Comments

“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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Seven men charged with directing and preparing for acts of terrorism

Nov 17th 2014, 12:59 PM 8,976 Views 0 Comments

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
# New Information
# New Information

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

Sep 9th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,779 Views 26 Comments

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
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Man arrested over death of Caroline Graham 25 years ago

Aug 8th 2014, 10:29 AM 14,463 Views 14 Comments

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
# Discovery
# Discovery

Six illegal taxi drivers stopped during money laundering investigation

Jun 27th 2014, 5:31 PM 14,480 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kevin Kearney

Man arrested in connection with murder of man found in lake

Apr 15th 2014, 11:54 AM 14,178 Views 10 Comments

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

Police given extra time to question man arrested in connection with Omagh bombing
# Newry
# Newry

Police given extra time to question man arrested in connection with Omagh bombing

Apr 9th 2014, 5:49 PM 4,933 Views 14 Comments

He was arrested on Monday.

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

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage
# Robbery
# Robbery

Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage

Feb 5th 2014, 6:04 PM 14,862 Views 3 Comments

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
# Joseph Reynolds

Second man arrested in connection with 1993 murder released unconditionally

Oct 17th 2013, 4:41 PM 5,810 Views 24 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Sep 19th 2013, 8:11 PM 7,561 Views 0 Comments

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)
# Lisburn
# Lisburn

Woman arrested in connection with murder of boy (3)

Sep 19th 2013, 10:05 AM 7,455 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Man and woman charged over terrorist activity in Derry

Jun 14th 2013, 8:28 PM 3,797 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Shots fired at police officers were 'random and indiscriminate'

May 17th 2013, 1:17 PM 4,734 Views 9 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Detention extended in ongoing murder investigation in Co Antrim

Apr 22nd 2013, 5:44 PM 3,481 Views 1 Comment

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
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man arrested after murder investigation launched in Co Antrim

Apr 21st 2013, 5:39 PM 4,472 Views 0 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers

Apr 16th 2013, 5:08 PM 3,176 Views 5 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Murder investigation opened after man (41) dies in Belfast

Apr 14th 2013, 11:21 AM 3,847 Views 0 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:56 PM 3,381 Views 2 Comments

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
# Robbery
# Robbery

Three arrested over Belfast cash-in-transit robbery

Feb 25th 2013, 6:18 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Update: Man arrested over 1996 murder released without charge

Sep 24th 2012, 8:35 PM 6,637 Views 5 Comments

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
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested over suspected dissident activity

Jan 24th 2012, 7:38 AM 921 Views 0 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Four arrested over viable device found in Belfast

Jan 14th 2012, 12:38 PM 1,315 Views 0 Comments

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