23/03/2020

Four Charged As Counterfeit Money Seized In Co Armagh

Four men have been charged to court after counterfeit currency was seized when a vehicle failed to stop for police in Co Armagh.

The white transit van also collided with a number of police vehicles during the incident on Saturday 21 March.

The individuals, aged 25, 28, 32 and 35, are charged with possessing counterfeit currency and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
News Image
The 38 year-old is also accused of a number of motoring offences.

All four will appear before Newry Magistrates Court today, Monday 23 March.



(JG/CM)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

16 March 2020
Firm Fined After Man Dies At Livestock Market
A Co Tyrone firm has been fined over the death of a man at a livestock market in Clogher, Co Tyrone. Mr Harry McAnespie died after being struck by a gate at the event in June 2018. Clogher Valley Livestock Producers has since pleaded guilty to one breach of health and safety legislation at Dungannon Court.
11 March 2020
Man Arrested Over INLA Drug Activity
Detectives investigating drug activities within the INLA paramilitary group have made an arrest. The 33 year-old suspect was detained following a search in west Belfast on Tuesday evening, 10 March, during which a quantity of class B and C drugs were seized. A substantial sum of money and the drug pregabalin were also discovered.
11 March 2020
Police Renew Appeal Over Co Tyrone Stabbing
Police have renewed their appeal for information in connection with a stabbing in Moy, Co Tyrone. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday 01 March in The Square area of the town. Three men and a woman were attacked as they left a bar at around 1.20am. One of the men, aged 31, suffered a serious stab wound to his abdomen.
25 April 2008
Duo Due In Court Over Fraud Offences
Two people are due in court today charged with over 100 offences relating to fraud. The pair, a 28-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman - both foreign nationals - face 124 charges relating to money laundering, counterfeit currency, fraud and theft in north and west Belfast.
18 March 2020
Call For Police Support Over Comber Murder Bid
An Alliance MLA has issued a call for support for the police following a shooting in Comber. The gun attack on Sunday night, 15 March, is being treated as attempted murder. A man in his 50s had driven into a yard in the Ballycreely Road area of the town when a masked man armed with a suspected handgun emerged from a hedge.