first_imgGardaí have confirmed that a total of 86 arrests were carried out over the 2019 rally weekend in Donegal.The figure is up slightly on the 82 arrests in 2018.A large-scale policing operation took place again this year as thousands of visitors flocked to the county for the three-day event. The majority of arrests were made at nighttime in Letterkenny and far from the rally stages.  There were 46 public order incidents between Friday and Monday morning. Out on the roads, Gardaí arrested 10 drink/drug drivers and seven people for dangerous driving. There was also one person arrested for drink driving in the Milford district as part of this year’s Garda policing plan. Saturday was an extremely busy night for Gardaí. Forty-one people were arrested between 5pm on Saturday and 7am on Sunday for a wide range of crimes. A member of An Garda Síochana was assaulted in Letterkenny on this night.Other offences from the weekend included drugs, assault, and criminal damage.   Eighty-six arrests in total over Rally Weekend was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:arrestsGardaiRALLY WEEKENDlast_img

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