Three Men Remanded In Custody Over Athlone Business Theft

Written 3 years ago by Newsroom


Three men believed to be part of a gang of thieves operating in the Midlands have appeared before Mullingar District Court today.

The men – two of whom have addresses in Northern Ireland and one in the Republic – were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning during an attempted theft at a business premises in Glassan, Athlone.

They were found to be in the possession of stolen power tools and lawnmowers during the planned search as part of Operation Thor.

The suspects were remanded in custody to appear before Athlone District Court on Wednesday, September 28th.