01/10/2015

Man Arrested In Connection With €100,000 Livestock Theft

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of €100,000 worth of livestock in June of this year.

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken between 21:00 on 24 June 2015 and 13:15 on 25 June 2015 from lands at Cornaher, Kilbeggan, County Westmeath which is situated close to the N6, Old Dublin Road between Kilbeggan and Tyrrellspass.

Garda said the arrest was made during a planned operation in Donegal on Thursday morning.

He is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Ballyshannon Garda Station.

(MH/LM)

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