Raiders take cash and jewellery in North Galway break-ins

Gardai investigate four more break-ins

THERE were four separate burglaries in North Galway last Thursday (February 9) which Tuam Gardaí are currently investigating and seeking public assistance in relation to.

Two of the incidents occurred in the Dunmore area, one of which is believed to have happened between the hours of 6.30pm and 9.30pm with money and jewellery taken. The second, according to the Gardaí, occurred sometime between 7pm and 9pm when a home was entered and a firearm was taken from the property.

Elsewhere on the same date, there were burglaries in both Glenamaddy (between 4pm and into the early hours) where money was taken and in the Williamstown area (somewhere between 3pm and 2am on February 10) where both money and jewellery were stolen by thieves.

Gardaí are asking the public if they noticed any vehicles or persons acting suspiciously in the Dunmore, Milltown, Glenamaddy or Williamstown areas on the date in question and to contact (093) 70840 or the Garda Confidential line on (1800) 666 111 with any information that may help in their investigations.

Meanwhile, the Vodafone shop in The Square, Athenry was also burgled after 2am on Monday, February 13. If anyone noticed any persons acting in a suspicious manner, they are asked to contact Gardaí on (091) 844016.

In a separate incident, a number of gun shots were fired at a house in the Ballydavid, Tuam Road, Athenry on Friday, February 10 between 9pm and 10.30pm. Gardaí are appealing for anyone that may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area.

If anyone was travelling on the road at that time that has camera or dashcam footage available to assist Gardaí with their investigations, they are being asked to contact Detective Sergeant Frank Hand at the Crime Unit Oranmore on (091) 388037.