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# busted - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test

Apr 9th 2019, 6:27 PM 8,099 Views 5 Comments

The 21-year-old has received a six-month ban after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.

# busted - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Even Jesus did not please everyone': Ronaldo artist defends sculpture of Madrid star
# Busted Flush
From The42
# Busted Flush

'Even Jesus did not please everyone': Ronaldo artist defends sculpture of Madrid star

Mar 30th 2017, 5:35 PM 26,191 Views 35 Comments

Emanuel Santos insists the Ballon d’Or winner is happy with his effort.

# busted - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession
# Busted
From The42
# Busted

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession

Feb 25th 2017, 11:20 AM 18,569 Views 29 Comments

Williams and O’Connor were arrested in Paris last night.

# busted - Friday 10 February, 2017

Two men arrested after drugs destined for Galway rag week seized
# Busted
# Busted

Two men arrested after drugs destined for Galway rag week seized

Feb 10th 2017, 7:35 PM 17,770 Views 45 Comments

The drugs have an estimated street value of €50,000.

# busted - Friday 6 January, 2017

Gardaí describe cannabis found in delivery driver's car as 'spice bag ... with extra herbs'
# Busted
# Busted

Gardaí describe cannabis found in delivery driver's car as 'spice bag ... with extra herbs'

Jan 6th 2017, 3:10 PM 25,007 Views 41 Comments

The man, aged in his 20s, is due to appear in court at a later date.

# busted - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"
# Busted
# Busted

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Oct 20th 2016, 7:52 PM 7,373 Views 16 Comments

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

# busted - Monday 17 October, 2016

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested

Oct 17th 2016, 10:53 PM 34,505 Views 63 Comments

A disqualified driver was found driving a heavy goods vehicle.

# busted - Friday 9 September, 2016

Man arrested after bags of drugs found in car during routine speed checkpoint
# Busted
# Busted

Man arrested after bags of drugs found in car during routine speed checkpoint

Sep 9th 2016, 1:39 PM 31,306 Views 36 Comments

Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €60,000 was discovered.

# busted - Friday 13 May, 2016

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
# Put It Away
# Put It Away

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,687 Views 76 Comments

Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.

# busted - Monday 11 April, 2016

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'
# Busted
From The42
# Busted

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'

Apr 11th 2016, 3:00 PM 37,691 Views 36 Comments

Willett savours special evening after winning green jacket in unlikely circumstances.

# busted - Monday 14 March, 2016

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos
# A Beaten Docket
# A Beaten Docket

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos

Mar 14th 2016, 8:42 PM 21,395 Views 16 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men earlier today as part of a wider operation.

# busted - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail
# Hotel Fraud
# Hotel Fraud

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail

Dec 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,695 Views 11 Comments

The bookings were made using different email addresses that claimed to be making reservations for a British Airways employee.

# busted - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Off-duty garda catches man robbing Dublin city centre pharmacy with hammer
# Busted
# Busted

Off-duty garda catches man robbing Dublin city centre pharmacy with hammer

Nov 8th 2015, 11:16 AM 29,920 Views 44 Comments

The man was arrested after a foot chase along Custom House Quay.

# busted - Friday 24 July, 2015

This is what a million euro worth of cannabis looks like
# Donegal Bust
# Donegal Bust

This is what a million euro worth of cannabis looks like

Jul 24th 2015, 11:11 AM 18,076 Views 72 Comments

The armed Regional Support Unit backed up local gardaí in a raid in Ballyshannon.

# busted - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook
# Hand It Over
# Hand It Over

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook

Jul 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,714 Views 26 Comments

He wrote on his Facebook page, “Who else is out today haha”.

# busted - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure
# Busted
# Busted

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure

May 20th 2015, 11:57 PM 36,827 Views 38 Comments

Dave McIntyre, originally from Co Mayo, helped locate $50 million worth of heroin.

# busted - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Watch as this TV host calls out a surfer live on air for texting his girlfriend
# Busted
From The Daily Edge
# Busted

Watch as this TV host calls out a surfer live on air for texting his girlfriend

Feb 17th 2015, 1:56 PM 4,808 Views 1 Comment

Dammit man, be cool.

# busted - Friday 13 February, 2015

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof
# Busted
# Busted

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Feb 13th 2015, 11:33 AM 25,543 Views 32 Comments

Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.

# busted - Sunday 19 October, 2014

This 9-year-old girl busted her parents as the 'tooth fairy', and wrote them a letter
# Found Out
From The Daily Edge
# Found Out

This 9-year-old girl busted her parents as the 'tooth fairy', and wrote them a letter

Oct 19th 2014, 10:49 AM 8,482 Views 2 Comments

Hard lessons.

# busted - Friday 15 August, 2014

Man arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan house
# Busted
# Busted

Man arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan house

Aug 15th 2014, 4:06 PM 11,065 Views 22 Comments

Growhouse equipment and other paraphernalia was also discovered.

# busted - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology
# Busted
# Busted

Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology

Jun 26th 2014, 9:59 PM 21,280 Views 32 Comments

Ronald Dwaine Carnes eluded authorities for 41 years using the IDs of two dead boys.

# busted - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning
# Busted
# Busted

The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning

Jun 24th 2014, 10:50 AM 16,688 Views 27 Comments

Over €32 million worth of cigarettes were seized at Drogheda Port.

# busted - Friday 30 May, 2014

Man arrested after drugs worth €40,000 found in Mayo house
# Busted
# Busted

Man arrested after drugs worth €40,000 found in Mayo house

May 30th 2014, 9:16 PM 14,091 Views 46 Comments

Thirty cannabis plants were discovered at the house near Bangor Erris.

# busted - Friday 23 May, 2014

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth
# Fake
# Fake

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

May 23rd 2014, 4:26 PM 9,787 Views 35 Comments

Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

# busted - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Man due in court after nearly half a million euro worth of drugs seized in Meath
# Discovered
# Discovered

Man due in court after nearly half a million euro worth of drugs seized in Meath

May 15th 2014, 10:25 AM 7,630 Views 14 Comments

A man was also arrested after a separate drugs bust in Cork yesterday.

# busted - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Two men arrested after being found inside an ATM
# Rage Inside The Machine
# Rage Inside The Machine

Two men arrested after being found inside an ATM

Apr 1st 2014, 3:44 PM 45,485 Views 20 Comments

How did they even get in there?

# busted - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Two Polish nationals arrested at Rosslare Port
# Busted
# Busted

Two Polish nationals arrested at Rosslare Port

Jan 28th 2014, 7:48 PM 16,010 Views 48 Comments

The men were intercepted by Revenue officers at the port with €60,000 worth of drugs.

# busted - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Police reply to man looking for a spliff on Twitter
# Busted
From The Daily Edge
# Busted

Police reply to man looking for a spliff on Twitter

Aug 14th 2013, 12:21 PM 5,799 Views 4 Comments

He wasn’t serious though…seriously.

# busted - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers
# Spain
# Spain

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers

Aug 10th 2013, 5:46 PM 10,709 Views 6 Comments

IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.

# busted - Friday 28 June, 2013

Over €600,000 worth of counterfeit medicines seized
# Over The Counterfeit
# Over The Counterfeit

Over €600,000 worth of counterfeit medicines seized

Jun 28th 2013, 2:44 PM 5,111 Views 20 Comments

Weight loss tablets, insulin and erectile dysfunction medicine among 190,000 seized tablets.

# busted - Thursday 4 April, 2013

9 questions we were all asking in 2003
# Seemed Important
From The Daily Edge
# Seemed Important

9 questions we were all asking in 2003

Apr 4th 2013, 8:30 PM 24,696 Views 41 Comments

All these things are now a DECADE old.

# busted - Friday 29 March, 2013

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue
# Big Fat Traveller Myths
# Big Fat Traveller Myths

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue

Mar 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 61,628 Views 163 Comments

From grabbing, to marrying cousins, to bare-knuckle fighting, Pavee Point’s Martin Collins dispels some Traveller prejudices.

# busted - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mario Draghi and his VP caught joking on mic
# Busted
# Busted

Mario Draghi and his VP caught joking on mic

Oct 9th 2012, 11:20 AM 7,705 Views 18 Comments

They won’t move the markets with their words, it seems.

# busted - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Burger King sacks three workers after online lettuce photo is exposed
# Burger King
From The Daily Edge
# Burger King

Burger King sacks three workers after online lettuce photo is exposed

Jul 19th 2012, 9:56 PM 30,298 Views 68 Comments

A photo was posted to 4chan showing someone jumping in tubs of lettuce – with the outlet identified within minutes.

# busted - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 17th 2012, 8:36 AM 5,022 Views 29 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# busted - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate
# Busted
From The Daily Edge
# Busted

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate

Feb 29th 2012, 3:09 PM 4,348 Views 14 Comments

You would think that Wolfgang Schaeuble would have something better to do during an important debate…

# busted - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Un-smooth criminals: nine not-so-clever crimes committed in 2011
# Review 2011
From The Daily Edge
# Review 2011

Un-smooth criminals: nine not-so-clever crimes committed in 2011

Dec 31st 2011, 1:00 PM 4,711 Views 1 Comment

Think criminals had to be smart to try and escape the clutches of the law? Turns out you don’t have to be very smart at all, as this motley crew proved.

# busted - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face
# Busted
# Busted

Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face

May 12th 2011, 12:09 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

Social networking giant is found out after hiring a PR firm to spread negative stories about Google. Cue lots of bad puns about egg on their face.