Man arrested in Donegal over Emyvale Garda Station fire

GARDAI in Monaghan investigating a fire at Emyvale Garda Station in the early hours of Monday have arrested a man in Donegal.

Two searches took place in Monaghan and a further search in Letterkenny yesterday. Searches involved detective and uniform gardai from Monaghan assisted by colleagues from Donegal.

A male in his 30s was arrested in Donegal on suspicion of arson and is currently detained at Letterkenny Garda Station. He will be interviewed by the investigation team from Monaghan.


“Investigating gardai continue to appeal for any witnesses to this incident or anyone who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area between the hours of 3am and 5.30am to come forward. Gardaí continue to appeal to any motorists travelling in the area between 3am and 5:30am who may have dash-cam footage to contact Gardaí,” said a spokesperson.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.


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