first_img– unlicensed gun, ammo found An unlicensed firearm with matching ammunition along with a spent shell was unearthed by law enforcement officers following a high-speed chase between them and two men who were in a white Toyota Premio motorcar in the streets of Georgetown on Friday afternoon.One of the two suspects is a known felon, Police said.During the high-speed chase, ranks noticed that a gun was thrown from the car in which the men were in at the corners of Smyth and Hadfield Street, Georgetown.Reports are at about 14:30h, a police patrol unit noticed the known felon in the car acting in a suspicious manner and approached the vehicle. Realising that the police vehicle was approaching, the two suspects tried to escape by driving away.As a result of this, the ranks in pursuit called for backup and another police patrol vehicle arrived to render assistance and the chase commenced.The men were eventually cornered and the two live rounds and a spent shell were found inside of the car. The police subsequently picked up the gun which the men had thrown out and found it to be a .32 revolver.According to the police, the two men are in custody pending charges and are also being questioned in relation to several other offences including armed robberies.last_img read more


first_imgThe Donegal trio after their swim.It was nice to be back on dry land for this trio of Donegal athletes.Karen Crawford, Keith McClean and Mark Loughridge completed the 10 kilometre Lough Gill Hospice swim in Sligo on Saturday last.In testing conditions they swam through wind and waves and all were delighted to complete the swim. Between them they raised over €3000 for the Hospice and the RNLI.The group are all from Letterkenny and do their training in Gartan lake and with the Letterkenny Triathlon Club.The guys will finish off the season with a night swim in Derry this Friday in aid of Foyle Search and Rescue.    DONEGAL TRIO’S MARATHON SWIM FOR HOSPICE AND RNLI was last modified: September 2nd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalLough Gill Hospice swimSWIMMINGlast_img read more