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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Theft

This year
# Gardaí
Investigation underway after lorry containing Covid-19 test kits stolen in Meath
The lorry was stolen by several people and recovered on Wednesday afternoon by Gardaí, although the test kits had been taken.
# Gardaí
Five arrested for impersonating Gardaí in attempt to rob cash from houses
Gardaí said members of a criminal gang were calling to people’s homes claiming to be officers investigating burglaries in the area.
# Fraud
Fourteen counties hit by thieves targeting hardware stores and co-ops since December
Gardaí have issued an appeal tonight so “a full investigation can be conducted”.
# Imported Cars
Over 4,000 second-hand imported cars stolen last year
It was a 52% increase on 2021 and a 17% increase on 2019.
# Courts
Men who stole kilos of chicken, beef and lamb from restaurant store room go free
One of the men climbed up a fire escape into the store room of a restaurant on Grafton Street, where he stole the meat products worth €2,000.
# Arrests
Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers
The incident occurred on Thursday.
Last year
# Westmeath
Gardai seek witnesses of cash in transit robbery in Mullingar yesterday
A man threatened a security member who was forced to drive to a sliproad outside the town.
# new way to steal
Garda tips to avoid getting your e-wallet emptied this Christmas
The rise banking apps has resulted in an increase of fraud and theft offences.
# Courts
Man (40s) due in court following seizure of €300,000 worth of stolen goods
Gardaí arrested the man on Tuesday following the seizure.
# Operation Thor
13 people due in court following north Dublin burglary investigation
A total of 35 charges brought before the courts include burglary, trespass and handling of stolen property.
# Great Escape
Teenager absconds from custody after being left unattended in Garda van
A video of the incident has been circulating on social media.
# Ennis District Court
Judge says woman who stole from graves 'hasn't shown one ounce of empathy'
Mairead O’Sullivan (42) entered 18 separate guilty pleas for stealing goods at graves.
# Theft
Barca striker and his wife attacked and robbed by men armed with guns and iron bars
The violent incident occurred at the player’s home in the early hours of this morning.
# Carer
Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.
# sent forward
Man sent forward for trial for money laundering and possession of nearly 400 catalytic converters
Slawomir Nowicki faces 446 charges, 392 for unlawfully possessing the car parts and the remainder for money laundering offences.
# Theft
Gardaí recover 80 stolen e-scooters and bicycles in south Dublin investigation
Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance to reunite the owners with their items.
# Courts
Trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn accused of multi-million euro thefts opens before jury
The trial continues tomorrow before the jury and Judge Martin Nolan.
All time
# Operation Thor
33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft
Some 15 planned arrests resulted in 10 theft offences, one road traffic offence, three drugs offences and one count of fraud.
# Charged
Accountant and his brother appear in court over allegations of €1.2 million fraud
One man was remanded in custody and the second man was released on bail.
# stolen wheels
Man granted bail after being charged over seizure of 116 bicycles in Dublin
The bikes were valued at €250k.
# Courts
Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.
# Theft
Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial
Kellie Walton and her partner have not yet indicated how they will plead.
# Theft
Gardaí make fifth arrest in relation to theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company
The man, aged in his late teens, was arrested this morning.
# Garda Figures
Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months
People who have their bike stolen are asked to report the theft to gardaí as soon as possible.
# Dublin
Gardaí seize €610k worth of catalytic converters in three-day clampdown on thieves
Gardaí have cracked down on the theft of the converters.
# Dublin District Court
Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870,000 from station
They have not yet indicated how they will plead.
# Dublin
Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas
The men are due to appear in court later this month.
# Cambridge University
Darwin manuscripts reported stolen from university library two decades after they were last seen
Police have launched an investigation and notified Interpol.
# Theft
Couple charged in connection with stealing €130k from Virgin Media
The man and woman, who have not yet entered pleas, were remanded on continuing bail.
# Monaghan
Four men appear in Special Criminal Court charged over attempted ATM thefts last year
The four men were arrested in the early hours of this morning.
# Theft
Two men charged over thefts at retail premises in five counties
The two men aged in their 20s and 30s were arrested on Monday.
# dognapping
There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant
Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.
# Theft
Gardaí issue warning after recent spate of caravan and campervan thefts
13 caravans have been stolen since March of this year.
# Checkpoint
Man wanted over multiple theft offences across country arrested at Co Mayo checkpoint
He is due to appear before a sitting of Ballina District Court on 26 May.
# Courts
Top defence solicitor accused of theft and perverting course of justice
The solicitor is accused of theft of €400 belonging to a Spanish man who had been a defendant in court proceedings.
# Burglary
Man arrested following theft aboard naval vessel docked at Sir John Rogerson's Quay in Dublin
The LÉ Bernard Shaw is docked in Dublin at present.
# Belfast
Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman
The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.
# Letterkenny
One man and two women to appear in court following 'significant theft' of jewellery in Donegal
The items stolen included cash and jewellery, and among them was an 18 carat white gold oval yellow sapphire cluster ring.
# Burglary
Two men in their late teens arrested following burglary in Limerick
Gardaí arrested the men after they stopped and searched a car.
# Letterkenny
Garda appeal after 12 gold rings and other jewellery stolen in Donegal
The theft happened at a business in Letterkenny last Saturday.