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# caught - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Over €100 million of smuggled contraband has been seized at Irish airports and ports since 2016

At Dublin Port, alone, €87 million worth has been seized since 2016.

# caught - Friday 16 March, 2018

Convicted criminals arrested over attempt to kill close relative of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

One is from the Sheriff Street area of Dublin 1 while the other man in is from the Docklands.

# caught - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

London police seeking 'voyeur' who put camera in Starbucks toilet, got caught on the same device

The camera had been in place for three or four weeks before being spotted.

# caught - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

# caught - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# caught - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Driver tests positive for cocaine in one of first drug tests - was already banned for 10 years

Gardaí administered the test on the N4 in west Dublin last night.

# caught - Friday 31 March, 2017

Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain

The victims’ ages ran from a few months to around 14-years-old.

# caught - Monday 20 February, 2017

Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers

He was detained after the vehicle stopped on the hard shoulder of the road, to the north of a checkpoint.

# caught - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Lithuanian man caught with 22,000 cigarettes in his luggage at Dublin Airport

The find came about when a passenger arriving in Dublin from Sweden was stopped and questioned.

# caught - Monday 18 April, 2016

Mafia boss arrested by men dressed as pizza delivery boys

Roberto Manganiello, a boss in Naples’ notorious Camorra mafia, had been on the run since 2013.

# caught - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud

The University of Northern New Jersey even had its own school seal.

# caught - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man impersonating garda hijacks jeep, steals wallet from elderly driver

The jeep was later located in Castleshane.

# caught - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Men jailed after being caught 'red-handed' with loaded guns and a can of petrol

They were caught following a three-day surveillance operation.

# caught - Monday 29 February, 2016

# caught - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 of the greatest chancers in the history of Tinder Love Me Tinder

# caught - Friday 15 January, 2016

Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman

33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.

# caught - Monday 11 January, 2016

Gardaí arrest driver doing 140km/ph while smoking a joint

The individual is due to appear in court.

# caught - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Father and son fugitives caught as decomposing body found in their hideout

The case had enthralled Australia’s media.

# caught - Monday 14 September, 2015

Police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

The video shows the speedometer at 184 kilometres an hour.

# caught - Friday 11 September, 2015

Man (20s) dies after being attacked in Temple Bar

Gardaí believe the incident was filmed by witnesses.

# caught - Monday 7 September, 2015

Politician forced to drop out of race over video of him peeing in mug at woman's home

The man was repairing a sink at a woman’s home when he grabbed a mug, urinated in it and then emptied it in the sink.

# caught - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man arrested off Faro flight after cocaine found in suitcase at Cork Airport

In a separate operation, gardaí discovered an elaborate grow house in Country Meath with €750,000 worth of cannabis plants.

# caught - Friday 24 July, 2015

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in South Dublin raids

A large quantity of other drugs were also discovered in the raid of two properties.

# caught - Monday 29 June, 2015

Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police

David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.

# caught - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Man sentenced after cocaine found hidden in his runners

The drugs were in a sandwich bag that was stuffed into the toe of a pair of trainers in a sports bag.

# caught - Saturday 2 May, 2015

English teen wanted over rape and theft allegations arrested in Northern Ireland

Gardaí had been appealing for information after sightings of the man in Kildare and Sligo recently.

# caught - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Woman to appear in court after flashing Google Street View car

Google has now pixelated the whole of Karen Davis’ body in Street View.

# caught - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# caught - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

# caught - Monday 9 February, 2015

Over 540 people have been stopped for drink-driving so far this year

That’s fewer than January 2014.

# caught - Friday 16 January, 2015

# caught - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Portlaoise Prisoners made their own phone chargers... but they were seized today

Hooch, tablets and a mobile phone were also found in today’s search.

# caught - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday

The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.

# caught - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Olympic champion, assistant to the Prime Minister, Madonna's babysitter: The lies people tell on their CVs...

Stand out from the crowd, but not for all the wrong reasons, warn employers.

# caught - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Wicklow resident unharmed after arriving home to four burglars with a shotgun

The four males who are in their late teens and early twenties were arrested and three of them have been charged.

# caught - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology

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

# caught - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

# caught - Friday 31 January, 2014

195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz

Almost 100 people were stopped and given fixed penalty points during each of two days of checkpoints by gardai.

# caught - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Pic: Just one of the people caught by gardaí during mobile phone crackdown

The gardaí handed out more than 100 fixed penalty notices at checkpoints today.

# caught - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Wanted JP Morgan trader arrested in Spain over €4.6 billion scandal

The trader is wanted in the United States for alleged fraud and tax crimes over the so-called ‘London Whale’ scandal.

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