GRA calls for end to garda cuts as two more robberies take place in…

first_img Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal By News Highland – April 16, 2012 Previous articleBundoran lifeboat rescues stranded boatersNext articleSinn Fein courts Fine Fail to support Household Charge motion News Highland Google+ WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Gardai are investigating two robberies at filling stations in Donegal at the weekend.The first robbery took place on Friday night when three masked men, at least one of which was armed with a knife, targeted the ‘Go’ filling station in St Johnston at 10pm. They escaped with a sum of cash.On Saturday, Donaghey’s filling station near Muff was robbed shortly before 7pm. Four men were arrested a short time later when gardai, responding to the robbery call, came upon a crashed car.The four men, thought to be from Derry, are due before Letterkenny District Court today.The robbbery’s come as Front-line Gardai are calling on the Justice Minister to reverse the decision to close stations around the country.The Garda Representative Association – which is holding its annual conference this week – says the move is ill-thought out.The GRA is warning that the closures will cause irreparable damage – through a reduction in the level of policing.Donegal County Councillor Paul Canning says these types of robberies are becoming all to common:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/paulrawrobb.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Pinterest Pinterestcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR GRA calls for end to garda cuts as two more robberies take place in Donegal Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Newsx Adverts Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more