‘Large’ haul of drugs uncovered

A LARGE quantity of “suspected” diazepam tablets has been seized from a property in the Camphill area of Newtownbutler by local authorities on Thursday. In a statement, PSNI Fermanagh said, “Your local district support team and Erne East neighbourhood policing team have acted on more of the information you provided us with.  “A search of […]

Police rubbish claims lasers are blinding female driver

POLICE have quashed fears that drivers are being distracted by people using lasers.  Earlier this week a social media post sparked widespread reaction and shock as claims were aired that a woman travelling from Enniskillen toward Omagh was ‘targeted’ by this type of activity.  The original post was widely shared on social media with community […]

Man(25) is arrested after major drugs haul

A “large quantity” of drugs has been found in a public area in Lisnaskea following a separate case relating to the arrest of a 25 year old male at a property in Carrowshee for possessing Class C tablets, cash and a selection of phones.  A statement from Police in Fermanagh said, “Fermanagh and Omagh DST […]

Residents in Belleek ‘living in fear in their own homes

ELDERLY residents are feeling unsafe in their own homes in Belleek, while many other residents and visitors are also feeling intimidated, after a spate of anti-social behaviour in the village.  A group of teenagers are reportedly harassing business people, bullying other youths, and banging on the homes of older people in the middle of the […]

Cowardly Criminals Flee Gutsy Gertie (91)

A GUTSY 91-year-old Coonian woman whose home was attacked for the second time in three months bravely told intruders ‘this is my house – get out!’ Gertie Primrose was in her isolated home near Brookeborough on Friday night around 8pm when three men entered her house in an attempt to burglar her, but she stood […]


Woman injured in ‘terrifying’ house burglary ordeal

A WOMAN is believed to have sustained injuries to her arm and leg in an aggravated burglary in Derrygonnelly.  Police investigating the report are appealing for information in what they regard as a “terrifying ordeal for the victim”.  A police spokesman explained, “Police received a report shortly before 11:40pm on Wednesday, 26 June that earlier […]


Appeal for information following early morning burglary

Detectives in Enniskillen are appealing for information following a report of a burglary at a commercial premises at the Clabby Road area this morning (Wednesday 19th June). Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said: “Shortly after 2:30am, it was reported that a black VW Golf car with four men on board entered the area. A quantity of cigarettes were […]

Prescription drugs use by young people on the rise

POLICE ARE concerned about the growing trend of prescription drug use by Fermanagh’s young people.  In recent weeks and months the Herald has been reporting about the ongoing issue of underage drinking and anti-social behaviour at scenic spots such as jetties around the county. It is not just underage drinking that is the problem, however, […]

Driver miraculously escapes injury after horrific crash

POLICE in Fermanagh have issued a stark warning to drivers no to get behind the wheel after taking drink following a horrific crash in the county last weekend.  The PSNI shared photographs of Saturday night’s crash, seen here, on Sunday morning to highlight the dangers of drink driving. They did not state where the collision […]


Police crackdown after £20,000 drugs parcel in post

POLICE in Enniskillen are cracking down on suspected drug dealers after intercepting around £20,000 worth of cannabis in the post.  Over the last couple of weeks, police have been out and about carrying out public order duties in an attempt to prevent the supply of drugs and bringing those involved before the courts. Officers arrested a […]