Site logo

Man who was unlawfully at large arrested in Belfast

Searching for a new home check out our property listings

A 30 year old man who has been unlawfully at large since August of this year was arrested by police in Queens Road, Belfast yesterday, Monday 30 October. 

Ray Lee was charged with fraud offences in May 2021 and was on remand, pending Crown Court trial. He was granted compassionate bail to attend a funeral in Dublin in August, but failed to return as required to HMP Maghaberry, on Thursday 24 August.

The charges related to an investigation in 2021 into the targeting of older people in a series of frauds impersonating a police officer in order to convince the victims to hand over cash and jewellery.  Over 40 victims reported losses to police to the value of over £200,000.

​Lee will appear in court in Belfast this morning by virtue of a bench warrant.

A 59 year-old man was also arrested yesterday, Monday 30 October at the same Queens Road location, on suspicion of assisting offender. He has since been charged with this offence and is also scheduled to appear before Laganside Court today, 31 October. 

As is normal procedure, the charge will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service. 



Council Appeals for Responsible Pet Purchasing After Carrick Residents Convicted for Unlicensed Breeding

91-Year-Old Man to Stand Trial for Causing Death of Schoolgirl Scarlett Rossborough


Multiple Injuries Reported After Car Drives Through Popular Northern Ireland Family Park

Businesses We Recommend

Picture of Northern Ireland Online Team

Northern Ireland Online Team

Have a story contact us at

Northern Ireland Online Services

We specialize in enhancing your digital presence through a comprehensive range of services. Elevate your business with our premium business listing service, ensuring your venture gains the visibility it deserves. Our expert web design team is dedicated to crafting visually stunning and highly functional websites that leave a lasting impression on your audience. To maximize your online reach, our social shares service promotes your content across various platforms, driving engagement and expanding your customer base. Join us in navigating the digital landscape and unlocking the true potential of your Northern Ireland business.


Join our Mailing list!

Get all latest news, exclusive deals!


* indicates required

Intuit Mailchimp