PSNI Interceptor teams crack down on shoplifting gangs

THE PSNI have said their anti-shoplifting strategy has been a big hit across Fermanagh and the North. Unveiled in 2020, the Police’s ANPR Interceptor team was formed in collaboration with a number of business to tackle the scourge of shoplifting gangs. ANPR stands for “Automatic Number Plate Recognition” which contains technology that helps the PSNI […]

Woman went on shoplifting spree

A 54-YEAR-OLD woman who went on a shop-lifting spree has pocketed a suspended jail sentence. Stealing a range of items including toiletries, clothing, jewellery and three chicken wraps, Della Taggart from Montaighroe Road, Ederney was warned by District Judge Oonagh Mullan that she needs to sort her behaviour out, if she is to avoid going […]

Shoplifter ‘thought he was being smart’

A SHOPLIFTER who put a more expensive kettle in a box of a cheaper one was caught stealing oods in the same Enniskillen store just days later. Laurence Gallagher (46) of Bagh, Dromahair, Co Leitrim, pleaded guilt to theft and fraud by false representation at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday, where he appeared via videolink […]

Little boy used in shoplifting scam

YOUNG children are now being used in attempts to steal from local shops, it has emerged.  Last week Enniskillen Magistrates Court heard how a small boy, by himself, was caught wheeling a trolley full of hundreds of pounds worth of goods out of a local supermarket without paying.    The little boy fled when approached […]

Police warning as shoplifting increases by 30%

  POLICE in Fermanagh are stepping up their efforts to help businesses stamp out retail crime across the county in the run up to Christmas. Shoplifting remains a major problem for Fermanagh traders who have been feeling the pinch after being hit by a team of professional shoplifters in recent weeks, as reported in this […]