43 year old man arrested in Galway on European Arrest Warrant

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A man arrested in Galway wanted in the UK was one of nine people brought before the courts on a European Arrest Warrant this week.

The 43 year old man arrested in Galway is wanted in the United Kingdom for perjury and perverting the course of justice.

Gardaí attached to the Garda Extradition Unit and Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigations executed nine European Arrest Warrants around the country this week.

The warrants, seven of which are for offences in the UK and two of which relate to charges in Poland, were executed between Monday and Wednesday, December 21 – 23.

Detective Superintendent Michael J. Mullen of the Garda Extradition Unit remarked that, “the significant arrests over the last two days, coordinated by detectives attached to Organised and Serious Crime, supported by local members across the country, represents our ongoing commitment to ensuring persons wanted on international arrest warrants are brought to justice”.

All nine have appeared before the High Court and are currently remanded to reappear before the Court again on January 8, 2021.

The nine warrants relate to the following:

  •  The arrest of a 52 year old male in Wexford wanted for fraud offences in Poland.
  • The arrest of a 43 year old male in Galway wanted for perjury and perverting the course of justice in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 35 year old female in Mullingar wanted for immigration offences in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 63 year old male in Longford wanted for sexual offences in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 39 year old male in Naas, Kildare wanted for false imprisonment and drugs offences in Poland.
  • The arrest of a 28 year old male in Dublin wanted for assault and drugs offences in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 32 year old male in Dublin wanted for participation in a criminal organisation and fraud offences in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 42 year old female in Dundalk, Louth wanted for drugs offences in the UK.
  • The arrest of a 46 year old male in Dublin wanted for hi-jacking, assault and criminal damage in the UK.