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#Theft

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'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items
# France
# France

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

Mar 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 27,813 Views 21 Comments

More than 3,000 religious objects were found in their homes.

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland

Feb 26th 2016, 2:06 PM 23,176 Views 44 Comments

The suspects are being detained at Wexford Garda Station.

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny

Feb 17th 2016, 8:39 PM 24,336 Views 0 Comments

Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview
# Airport Security
From The42
# Airport Security

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview

Feb 17th 2016, 2:32 PM 6,357 Views 8 Comments

Germany international Dennis Aogo was flying to Ukraine for a Europa League clash.

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses
# Theft
# Theft

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

Jan 26th 2016, 11:17 PM 84,704 Views 108 Comments

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'
# Belfast
# Belfast

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:03 AM 14,569 Views 16 Comments

Robbers targeted the Belfast home of a family that had been taken to hospital earlier that day.

Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers
# Theft
# Theft

Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers

Dec 18th 2015, 5:15 PM 8,817 Views 36 Comments

Police want to hear from anyone who may be offered meat for sale in unusual circumstances.

Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found

Nov 22nd 2015, 3:12 PM 34,650 Views 18 Comments

It’s believed items found in the search may have been used in the course of, or in connection with, theft or burglary.

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?

Oct 30th 2015, 9:14 AM 23,308 Views 102 Comments

There has been a surge in burglaries since 2007, particularly in Dublin.

Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin
# Walkinstown Road
# Walkinstown Road

Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin

Oct 29th 2015, 9:41 PM 15,341 Views 27 Comments

The medicine is lethal if taken orally or injected by humans.

At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

At least 13 bikes are stolen every day in Dublin

Oct 19th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,777 Views 41 Comments

Bicycle owners have been advised to use better locks.

Appeal for information after series of car thefts and 'creeper' robberies
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal for information after series of car thefts and 'creeper' robberies

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:38 PM 16,708 Views 19 Comments

Thieves are targeting homes while owners are present.

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar
# Theft
# Theft

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

Sep 14th 2015, 1:08 PM 18,603 Views 52 Comments

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm
# Dungannon
# Dungannon

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm

Aug 23rd 2015, 12:29 PM 24,113 Views 75 Comments

The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.

€5,000 accordion stolen from pub during the Rose of Tralee
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

€5,000 accordion stolen from pub during the Rose of Tralee

Aug 20th 2015, 10:40 PM 17,324 Views 26 Comments

A man has been charged.

Woman brings men home to her flat, they 'steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf'
# Wolf's Out The Door
# Wolf's Out The Door

Woman brings men home to her flat, they 'steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf'

Aug 19th 2015, 2:44 PM 23,693 Views 42 Comments

Your regular boy meets girl story.

A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings
# Baltinglass
# Baltinglass

A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings

Jul 28th 2015, 6:20 PM 25,722 Views 15 Comments

The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.

Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey sequel stolen a week before publication day
# That Hurts
# That Hurts

Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey sequel stolen a week before publication day

Jun 10th 2015, 6:50 PM 13,548 Views 24 Comments

Police are investigating.

New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring
# Seriously Bad Form
# Seriously Bad Form

New York cop charged with using dead man's credit card to buy a diamond ring

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:31 PM 17,255 Views 26 Comments

The prosecutor called it “disgraceful conduct.”

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe
# From The Horse's Mouth
# From The Horse's Mouth

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe

May 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 47,250 Views 44 Comments

The men who know best…

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out
# Thieves
# Thieves

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

May 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 20,783 Views 37 Comments

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

Car chase to the border follows after gardaí stop attempted ATM robbery
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Car chase to the border follows after gardaí stop attempted ATM robbery

Apr 15th 2015, 8:49 AM 16,712 Views 51 Comments

A teleporter from a nearby building site was used to smash the bank’s wall.

Stolen ashes of man's partner and baby returned after appeal
# Priceless
# Priceless

Stolen ashes of man's partner and baby returned after appeal

Apr 10th 2015, 4:31 PM 34,482 Views 21 Comments

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you all so much.”

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin
# Bitcoin-ing It
# Bitcoin-ing It

Special agents probing the Silk Road drug website allegedly helped themselves to Bitcoin

Mar 30th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,295 Views 17 Comments

Two agents have been charged with stealing the online currency after Silk Road was seized by the FBI.

Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen
# Operation Fiacla
# Operation Fiacla

Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen

Mar 30th 2015, 4:54 PM 40,835 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí are anxious to find its rightful owners.

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year
# No Míle Fáilte
# No Míle Fáilte

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Mar 25th 2015, 5:35 PM 13,792 Views 63 Comments

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Turns out kill switches are really driving down smartphone theft

Feb 12th 2015, 10:20 AM 20,931 Views 17 Comments

The introduction of kill switches on smartphones has helped reduce the number of robberies and thefts in London, New York and San Francisco.

Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US
# Theft
From The42
# Theft

Paul McGinley has Ryder Cup mementos and golf clubs stolen in the US

Feb 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,241 Views 3 Comments

Europe’s winning captain was only in the country 90 minutes when the incident happened.

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system
# Stop Crime
# Stop Crime

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:34 AM 12,040 Views 14 Comments

The text alert system was launched by the gardaí in September 2013

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

Nov 12th 2014, 7:00 PM 13,837 Views 36 Comments

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings

Nov 6th 2014, 9:40 PM 28,676 Views 64 Comments

Four men, posing as roof repair men, told Kathleen Byrne she needed repair work done on her roof.

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery
# Theft
# Theft

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery

Nov 6th 2014, 8:48 PM 29,356 Views 33 Comments

One of the burglars posed as a water meter reader to gain access to the mother’s home.

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Oct 29th 2014, 10:35 AM 14,361 Views 44 Comments

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet

Oct 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 15,071 Views 6 Comments

Police say the thieves are likely to try and sell the valuable painting.

Twink issued a direct warning to pet thieves on the Saturday Night Show
# Twink
From The Daily Edge
# Twink

Twink issued a direct warning to pet thieves on the Saturday Night Show

Sep 28th 2014, 10:14 AM 52,455 Views 93 Comments

“Get your grubby hands out of my garden.”

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children
# Ploughing Championships
# Ploughing Championships

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children

Sep 25th 2014, 11:00 PM 39,865 Views 107 Comments

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

Woman arrested for stealing eye-shadow, and her mugshot is just perfect
# Eye On You
From The Daily Edge
# Eye On You

Woman arrested for stealing eye-shadow, and her mugshot is just perfect

Sep 5th 2014, 7:50 PM 4,050 Views 0 Comments

It’s written all over her face.

Car crashes in both Louth and Down in cross-border chase
# Crime
# Crime

Car crashes in both Louth and Down in cross-border chase

Aug 29th 2014, 6:39 PM 14,682 Views 13 Comments

The grey Volkswagen Golf was pursued the PSNI.

Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend
# Star-crossed
From The Daily Edge
# Star-crossed

Woman steals bottle of wine to see her jailed boyfriend

Aug 17th 2014, 2:36 PM 3,791 Views 2 Comments

Love conquers all. Except jail time.

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

Aug 7th 2014, 10:43 AM 5,566 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.