GARDAÍ attended to a report
of potential breaches of Public Health Regulations at a
rented domestic property in Milford on Saturday, 13th
March, 2021. They engaged with those present utilising
the 4Es approach (engage, explain, encourage, enforce).
During the course of this engagement three members of An
Garda Síochána were assaulted. Two Gardaí were brought
to Letterkenny University Hospital to be treated for
their injuries. A third Garda was treated at the scene.
Two males in their 20s were arrested and taken to
Milford Garda station and have since been charged. They
are due to appear before Letterkenny District Court on
the 29th March 2021.
A third male, in his late teens, was arrested during
this incident for public order offences. He has since
been released without charge pending consideration for
the Adult Caution scheme. A small quantity of cocaine
was seized during the incident.
A number of Fixed Payment Notice’s for breaches of
Public Health Regulations will be issued in due course.
Investigations are ongoing.