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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Burglaries

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# crackdown
12 arrested and 8 shotguns seized in garda operation targeting burglary gang
Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.
# Court
Four due in Swords court over stolen cars
Vehicles and car parts were seized on Balbriggan on Friday after a spate of burglaries.
# Leinster
Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries
Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.
# Crime
Elderly women living alone targeted by masked men
The burglars entered the homes of the women in two nearby Wexford towns before stealing property.
Three arrested after high speed chase on M1
It is understood that the three men arrested are connected to a number of burglaries in Northern Ireland.
# Courts
Three due in court over spate of south Dublin burglaries
The three men arrested in Co Wexford last night were to appear in court this afternoon.
# Burglaries
Four arrested over series of burglaries in south Dublin
Three men and a woman were arrested after Gardaí from Dublin held searches in Courtown and Wexford Town.
# Operation Laidir
Four in court after 'travelling burglary gang' arrests
Nine people in total were arrested as part of an operating targeting a series of burglaries around Carlow and Kilkenny.
# Burglaries
Shatter praises gardaí for progress in tackling burglaries
The Justice Minister said the impact of a number of anti-burglary operations “illustrates the point that freeing up Gardaí from desk jobs does in fact deliver more effective policing services for the public”.
# Home Security
Fear of burglaries has risen over past year
Survey finds four out of ten Irish householders are “significantly concerned” that they might be robbed – and one in four men sleep with a hurley beneath the bed.
# Donegal
Elderly woman and man assaulted during Donegal burglaries involving five men
A man in his 60s and a woman in her 80s were both victims of separate aggravated burglaries, where they were assaulted by the perpetrators.
# Donegal
Gardaí & PSNI investigate spate of burglaries in Donegal
It is believed a female and a number of others, male or female, were involved, and gardaí are seeking to identify the occupants of a blue Mazda car.
# Court
Four men due in court over Dublin burglaries
The men are to be charged with burglary offences in the Dublin area.
# Crime
Neighbourhood Watch sees town reduce burglaries by 68 per cent
Led by a 25-year-old local, the Sallynoggin Neighbourhood Watch group has seen a huge reduction in burglaries in the past three years.
# Burglaries
Teenagers charged over burglaries in Mayo
The two men, aged 19, are before the district court in Castlebar today.
# Crime
Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland
Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.
# robberies
Gang steals from two Donegal service station ATMs
Gardaí believe a gang of four men was involved in both burglaries.
# Burglaries
Five to be charged over 'large-scale' series of burglaries
The five are part of a group of nine Romanian nationals arrested in Dublin during a series of raids on Friday morning.
# Crime
Nine Romanians arrested in operation combating 'large scale burglaries'
Seven men and two women are arrested in early-morning raids, and remain in custody.
# Crime
Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures
Burglary, theft and fraud have increased significantly in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010 – however, there has been a reduction in violent and drug-related offences.
# Watch Out
Burglars make friends with Facebook
Resist the urge to brag on Facebook about your upcoming week on the beach – you never know who’s watching.