Tipperary Gardai seize knife, baseball bat and hurley from car stopped at Toomevara checkpoint

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The Gardai in Tipperary made a substantial haul of weapons last week after they stopped a car outside Toomevara. Among the items found were a knuckle-duster, a baseball bat, hurley and a flick-knife.

The Gardai in Tipperary made a substantial haul of weapons last week after they stopped a car outside Toomevara. Among the items found were a knuckle-duster, a baseball bat, hurley and a flick-knife.

The discovery was made after a car was stopped at a checkpoint at 3.15am. One man has already appeared in court in connection with the find.

Meanwhile, one woman was charged following an attempted theft at a supermarket on Main Street, Roscrea, last Wednesday. The woman was pursued and caught by gardaí.

The same day in Roscrea two women entered a shop at Market Square around 10am and left without paying. The items have since been recovered.

The Gardaí also investigated the unauthorised taking of a car from a house at Rossmore, Roscrea, last Saturday. It is understood that the house was occupied when an intruder gained access and took the keys. The vehicle was recovered in Limerick. A man has been arrested and charged.

Gardaí are also investigating the theft of €27 worth of diesel from Applegreen service station, Birdhill. It is believed that a male parked a vehicle at the pumps around 9.30am last Wednesday. He entered the shop but did not buy anything. A female got out of the vehicle and filled it with diesel before he returned and drove off. A business premises was burgled in Rathcabbin after intruders forced entry to the premises between 7pm and 9am last Thursday / Friday. A cash register was taken

Dog owners

Gardaí are reminding dog owners dogs should be on a lead and muzzled where necessary. Failure to comply will result in prosecution.

Firearms

The owners of firearms are being urged to visit their local Garda station when as they receive their renewal. Completed forms with attached photographs should be returned to the station as soon as possible.