Four arrested by gardai in connection with false imprisonment and blackmail incidents
Gardaí from Wexford have arrested two men, aged 25 and 33 years, and two women, 31 and 48 years, in connection with investigations into false imprisonment, blackmail and criminal damage incidents that occurred in Gorey, Co Wexford between January 25 and February 3 this year.
The four people were arrested in Gorey and Enniscorthy this morning at approximately 8.30am.
Three of those arrested, two men and a woman, are currently detained at Enniscorthy and Wexford Garda stations under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939-'98 as amended.
The fourth person, a woman aged 48 years, was detained at Gorey Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
She was released this evening from Garda custody without charge.
A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.