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Exactly one year to the day after Owen Maughan was gunned down in broad daylight at the Top Oil filling station at Moneen, Castlebar, Superintendent Pat Diskin issued a renewed appeal for any information which might assist in the murder investigation.
A woman with seven previous convictions for theft was before Castlebar District Court for stealing four packets of Pampers nappies and a can of Red Bull from a local shop.
The investigation into the shooting of Owen Maughan at a Castlebar filling station last December is still “very much alive”, according to Castlebar Superintendent Pat Diskin.
Gardaí in Castlebar responded to the daylight stabbing in a busy shopping area in the centre of town on Holy Thursday within 90 seconds, the local Superintendent has revealed.
Gardai in Mayo were this week investigating two murders in the county that have occurred in the past six days. These murders bring the total number of murders in the county up to six for the past six months.
There are adequate Garda resources in the Castlebar Garda district according to the superintendent of Castlebar, Pat Diskin. At the town’s JPC meeting on Monday the superintendent said that Garda resources in Castlebar were not an issue and he also said that crime in the area had “reduced significantly” in the past year—down 56 per cent for burglary offences; assaults are down 38 per cent; public order offences are down 15 per cent; and there has been a 22 per cent reduction in criminal damage offences. “Crime is coming down with the resources we have,” but Supt Diskin added “we can’t be complacent.”
Gardaí attended 16 incidents at Mayo General Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department during an 18-month period, according to a senior member of the force in Mayo.
Gardaí are working to combat underage drinking in Mayo with both overt and covert operations on an ongoing basis.
Social networking sites can be a “hostile environment” where bullying is rife, according to the chairman of Dáil na nÓg in Mayo.
Belmullet gardaí are investigating damage to properties in Pullathomas and Glengad which took place during the week.