Police arrest man in Portadown over Derry burglaries

Police have charged a 45 year-old man with six burglaries that occured in the Derry and Lurgan areas last year.

Thursday, 14th April 2016, 10:43 am
Updated Thursday, 14th April 2016, 10:48 am
The PSNI have charged a man with carrying out two burglaries in the Derry area last year.

The man was also charged with a range of motoring offences.

The is due to appear in Lisburn Magistrate’s Court on Thursday morning.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The man was arrested on Wednesday April 13 following a burglary in the Church Road area of Portadown.

Four of the burglary charges relate to break-ins in the Lurgan area in October of last year, while the remaining burglary charge relates to an incident in Derry in July last year. He has also been charged with going equipped to steal.

The motoring offences, dangerous driving, failing to stop, remain and report, no insurance and no driving licence, relate to a road traffic collision in Lurgan in March this year.