Brothers in court in relation to Donegal Airsoft and Range robbery

Two brothers being held in connection with the alleged theft of imitation fire arms in Newtoncunningham last Monday, appeared in Letterkenny District Court yesterday.

Robert Orr with an address at Gealtex Road was charged with trespass with intent to commit theft at Donegal Airsoft Rifle and Archery range in Newtoncunningham last Monday.

18-Year-old Christopher Orr with an address at Trentamucklagh, St Johnston was also charged with the same offence and also burglary at Powerworld, in Killea, on the same date.

Garda Sean Barrett said Robert Orr was arrested on Wednesday morning in Letterkenny and charged with burglary this morning.

When caution he replied “no” to each of the six charges put to him.
Inspector Colm Nevin said the State were objecting to bail as the accused had a number of bench warrants for his arrest issued in the past.

He said the alleged charged were “very serious”.

Judge Conal Gibbons refused bail and remanded him in custody to re-appear at Harristown District Court later today.

Christopher Orr was released on a bail bond of €500, ordered to sign at Letterkenny garda Station three times a week and reside at his home address. His case was adjourned to Letterkenny District Court on October 6.

Up to 37 imitation firearms were stolen from Donegal Airsoft Rifle and Archery range during the early hours of Monday morning