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Teen Arrested Following Tipperary Multi-Vehicle Collision

A man in his late teens was arrested and taken to Thurles Garda Station yesterday, following the possible theft of a motor vehicle, latter which was involved in a multi-vehicle collision on the M8 Motorway, between Junction 4 (Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny) and Junction 5 (Two-Mile-Borris turn off, Thurles, Co. Tipperary).

The multi-vehicle collision, which happened just before 7:00am yesterday morning, involved two cars and a truck.

A man in his late teens was rushed to South Tipperary General Hospital suffering from serious injuries.

Gardaí believe that one of the vehicles, a car, latter involved in the collision, was taken without the owner’s permission from a property in Castletroy, Co. Limerick, late the previous evening.


Cocaine Stash Seized In Tipperary

A man, understood to be aged in his late 20’s, was arrested yesterday, Wednesday, January 22nd, following the seizure of a drug consignment, believed to be cocaine, at a house in Fethard, Co. Tipperary.

The cocaine, subject to confirmed analysis, is understood to be valued in excess of some €8,000 Euros.

The drug stash was seized at approximately 1.30pm yesterday, by Gardaí from Clonmel, ably assisted by the Tipperary Divisional Drugs Unit and the Southern Region Dog Unit.

Following his arrest, the man, who is from the Fethard area, was detained at Clonmel Garda Station, before being released without charge; pending the result of a file being forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions.


Man Arrested At Dublin Airport In Connection With Tipperary Assault

A man, aged in his 20’s, was arrested by Nenagh Gardaí yesterday, in connection with a burglary and an assault; latter which occurred last month, (December 23rd, 2019), in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

It is claimed that two men entered a house in the Woodview Close area of Nenagh at around 3.30am and assaulted another male; latter aged in his 30s. The assaulted man sustained a number of cuts and contusions; however he did not require further medical treatment.

Later that day, a man was assaulted, with what is believed to be a hammer, outside a house in the nearby Yewston Estate in Nenagh. This assault is understood to have taken place at around 11.30pm. The victim of the latter assault was taken to University Hospital Limerick, suffering from non-life-threatening injuries, but was later discharged.

Yesterday morning, a man was arrested at Dublin International Airport, as part of an operation carried out by Nenagh Gardaí in conjunction with Immigration Gardaí; as he was about to check in to board his intended flight.

The arrested man was then brought to Nenagh Garda Station, where he has since been charged.


Two Men Arrested In Relation To Tipperary Burglaries

Two men in their 20’s have been arrested by Gardaí and two vehicles seized for technical examination, as part of investigations into eight burglaries carried out on business premises in counties Tipperary and Limerick in the early hours of January 15th last.

The arrests were carried out by Gardaí from Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick; backed up by members of the Armed Support Unit from the Western Region and Garda members from Co. Tipperary and Co. Galway, latter who are understood to have searched three houses in Co. Galway early this morning.

The arrested men were detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda Stations, where they remain held under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.


Man Charged In Tipperary With Serious Assault On His Father

A 21-year-old male, named in Carrick-on-Suir district court, Co Tipperary this morning as Mr Stephen Butler; has been charged with assault causing serious harm to his father, in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Mr Butler, who holds an address at Ramsgrange, New Ross, Co Wexford, was charged with assault, (under Section 3 of the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Persons Act), to his father 48-year-old Mr John Butler, latter who was found with fatal head injuries in his residence at Brown Street, Portlaw, Co Waterford, yesterday.

The convened court heard evidence of arrest, charge and caution this morning, by Garda Ms Sharon Ryan of Tramore Garda Station, who stated Mr Butler made no reply when cautioned.

Mr Judge Terence Finn, present, was informed that the State would be objecting to any bail application, on the basis of the seriousness of the charge and the very likelihood of a more serious charge being lodged.

Seeking an adjournment until Thursday, January 16th next; Solicitor Mr Ken Cunningham informed the court that he would not be making an application for bail today.

Granting an application for free legal aid, Mr Justice Finn remanded Mr Butler in custody to appear again before Carrick-on-Suir district court on January 16th, next.