Advertisement Twitter Gardaí discovered a gun during a search of the man’s city-centre apartment, after they received intelligence that buildings had been damaged by gunfire three weeks ago.A licensed rifle was seized during the search, and the firearm is being forensically examined by Garda ballistics officers at Garda Headquarters, in Dublin.Gardaí were alerted after a refrigeration unit, located on the roof of a building, which is used to cool food produce in a city-centre store was allegedly damaged by gunfire.Acting on information gardai obtained a search warrant and searched an apartment in the city, arrested a male occupant, and recovered the licensed gun.One strong line of enquiry being examined is that the man was firing out of his apartment window at birds.Gardaí do not suspect properties in the area were specifically targeted.Using a cherry picker, Gardaí examined the facades and rooftops of a number of properties in the Cecil Street, Catherine Street, and Roche’s Street areas, last Wednesday, May 6, as part of the ongoing investigation.A source at a commercial premises, which is based at one of the buildings believed to have been damaged, said they were aware of a Garda investigation into reports of shots being fired in the area.Gardaí have carried out painstaking forensic work on the case and are hopeful of bringing charges, said a reliable Garda source: “There is a lot of ballistics work involved and this will play a big part in the investigation.”When contacted about the matter, a garda spokesman confirmed that “Gardaí carried out a search at an apartment in Limerick City on the 14th April 2020 where they seized a licensed firearm”.The spokesman said, “Gardaí arrested a man, aged in his late 30s, in connection with the discharge of a firearm in Limerick City which caused damage to property”.“He was detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.” TAGSAn Garda SíochánaCrimeLimerick City Thefts of catalytic converters on the rise #crimeprevention RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLISTEN: Aherne Reflects on Great Time with Aisling AnnacottyNext articleRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland call for pub outdoor areas to become non-smoking zones David Raleigh Woman arrested and €72,000 seized in Westbury WhatsApp Vicky calls for right to die with dignity Gardaí step up operations to tackle Limerick dognappers Print Facebook The arrested man was released without charge pending the preparation of a Garda file to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Rape Crisis welcomes publication of O’Malley report New parklet changes Catherine Street dining experience Linkedin NewsCrime & CourtMan arrested after buildings in Limerick city centre allegedly damaged by gunfireBy David Raleigh – May 11, 2020 1172 A man was arrested and questioned by Gardaí after a number of buildings in Limerick city centre were allegedly damaged by gunfire. Email
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The 2020 Out of Reach report published by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows how much a person would need to make per hour, working full-time, in order to afford a two-bedroom apartment without spending more than 30 percent of their income.The report found that a Florida resident should make $24.43 an hour for a yearly salary of $50,807 in order to comfortably afford a two-bedroom home. The report calculates the average price of a two-bedroom home at $1,270.However, according to the report, it is recommended that South Florida residents earn even more.South Florida residents are recommended to earn $29.38 -$31.25 an hour for an annual salary of $61,120 -$65,000 to afford rent for a two-bedroom home at $1,528- $1,625. This number has gone up from the NLIHC’s 2019 report.
Facebook10Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Melanie Bakala, State Farm AgentAs we approach the holidays, organizations work hard to make sure families in need don’t go hungry.As a way to support the Thurston and Mason County communities, State Farm Agent Melanie Bakala will be donating a Turkey to local charities in Mason and Thurston County – each time someone gets a quote for car, homeowners, or renters insurance from her office.In Lacey, turkeys will be donated to the Veteran Services Group and to families from North Thurston School District’s Salish Middle School. In Shelton, turkeys will be donated to The Saint’s Pantry.Current customers with Melanie Bakala’s office also have the opportunity to get a turkey donated – she just asks they call this office at 360.972.7905 or 360.426.2428 to find out how.This program will run from November 1 – December 14, 2018.Each State Farm Agent is an independent business, so this offer is only available for quotes done over the phone or in person with Melanie’s office at 2539 Marvin Rd NE in Lacey, or 821 W. Railroad Ave in Shelton.State Farm Agent Melanie Bakala has offices in Lacey and Shelton, WA. The offer auto, home, renters, life and disability insurance. Her agency is focused on being EPIC with every interaction as they work to help people secure their dreams for their families’ futures.