Two vehicles seized in Lisnaskea

Police are investigating a series of thefts from properties in the Brookeborough, Newtownbutler, Lisnaskea and Maguiresbridge areas have seized a car and a van and recovered suspected stolen items. Chief Inspector Robert McGowan said, “As part of our ongoing investigation into the series of thefts which we believe may be linked, we recovered a car […]

PSNI issue warning after spate of overnight car thefts

Police in Enniskillen are investigating reports of the theft of a car, and thefts from a number of vehicles, in the early hours of yesterday morning (Thursday 13th May). Sergeant Balfour said: “Police received a report that a grey coloured Volkswagen Golf had been stolen from the Kilmore Green area of Lisnaskea. “It’s believed to […]

Dog owners in fear as criminals turn sights on pets

DOG OWNERS are said to be ‘frightened to leave their homes’ following mounting concern locally about attempted dog thefts and suspicious behaviour. During lockdown the demand for dogs soared, as did prices sought for puppies. Cocker Spaniel pups were selling for up to €2,500 in June while this week Shih Tzu and Cavalier King Charles […]


Oil burners stolen in latest incidents over weekend

AS the year drew to a close reports of crime continued to be at the fore.  Most recently, a wave of crime swept over the Irvinestown area. Police are now investigating a number of incidents, including burglary, in the area which occurred over the last few days. On Christmas Eve Police issued a witness appeal […]


Terminally ill man targeted by heartless thieves

THE community has rallied around in support of a terminally ill Enniskillen man whose home was burgled by heartless thieves.  79-year-old Frank McCaffrey has been left shaken after his home on the Cornagrade Road was broken into and a sum of money stolen in a shocking burglary.  Frank lives on his own, and is terminally […]

Minister says he’ll pray for hatchet thieves

A NUMBER of items ‘of immense personal value’ have been stolen from a church in Irvinestown by thieves armed with a hatchet.  A 50” LG TV, with an estimated value of £1,200, and two silver communion plates were stolen from the Irvinestown Presbyterian Church on Mill Street.  The silver communion plates had been presented to […]


CCTV caught thieves pushing shopping trolley

AN ENNISKILLEN man who stole groceries from a local supermarket on Christmas Eve has been given community service.  James Donahoe (31) of Windmill Heights appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday for sentencing on a number of charges including theft, common assault, resisting police and assault on police. The charges related to three separate incidents.  […]