Gardaí In Ballyfermot Ramp Up Cherry Orchard Probe Following Squad Car Ramming


Gardaí in Ballyfermot investigating the Endangerment of Garda Members and related incidents in Cherry Orchard on Monday, September 19th have conducted six searches of  residences in the wider Ballyfermot area.

Shortly after 7:30pm on Monday evening last, Gardaí responded to reports of dangerous driving in the Cherry Orchard area.

Upon arrival Gardaí observed two vehicles driving erratically. The Official Garda vehicle was deliberated rammed on several occasions during the incident.

Searches were focused on evidence gathering, as a number of items including electronic devices were seized. No arrests have been made, investigations are ongoing.

Both Garda members did not report injuries at the time, but have subsequently reported unfit for duty.

Gardaí continue to appeal to any member of the public who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information on this incident to contact Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01 666 7200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.