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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.
# CHASE
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.