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#Crime

# crime - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

The Deirdre Jacob case - from missing person file to murder investigation

Deirdre Jacob was last seen within yards of the driveway to her parents’ house.

Gardaí identify persons of interest in new Deirdre Jacob murder investigation

Deirdre has been missing for over 20 years.

Gardaí upgrade disappearance of Deirdre Jacob to murder investigation

The 18-year-old was last seen walking near her home at Roseberry in Newbridge, Co Kildare, at around 3pm on 28 July 1998.

# crime - Monday 13 August, 2018

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

# crime - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Triple stabbing outside pub during fight in Co Antrim

Police are looking for witnesses to come forward.

'I understand people can relapse, but you have to be honest': Inside Dublin's drug treatment court

More than 1,000 people were referred to the service so far this year.

# crime - Friday 10 August, 2018

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# crime - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Mother tells Liveline that family home was 'burnt to the ground' over son's drug debts

Lorraine told the show that he owes thousands of euro.

# crime - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia

A judge yesterday set the date for the trial 11 February next.

# crime - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Galway man arrested in New York following €40,000 cocaine seizure

Fintan Russell is alleged to have been heavily involved in the drug trade in New York state.

# crime - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium

The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.

Teen receives suspended sentence for impeding investigation into murder committed by his brothers

36-year-old Neil Reilly was murdered in Lucan in January last year.

# crime - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy

Clancy, who was originally from Moyross, was found almost a week after his suspected killing.

# crime - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Five charged in UK over acid attack on three-year-old boy GBH

Five charged in UK over acid attack on three-year-old boy

The boy has been released from hospital but the implications of his injuries are unknown.

# crime - Monday 23 July, 2018

Stolen saw returned to Dublin Fire Brigade after seller 'persuaded to hand it over'

The incident happened in Cabra, north Dublin.

# crime - Sunday 22 July, 2018

3-year-old boy seriously injured in suspected acid attack in England

Police are looking to speak with three men in relation to the incident.

# crime - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# crime - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Revealed: The human trafficking heroin gang behind an acid attack on a drugs garda

Gardaí have been investigating this gang for a number of years.

Man in his 70s dies after domestic dispute at house in Dublin

The man died after being taken to Tallaght Hospital.

# crime - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gardaí believe a Dublin tanning bed salon is being used to wash heroin money

Gardaí, Revenue and CAB are aware of the premises.

# crime - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shots fired at two men while they sat in van in Lucan

There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

# crime - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

The Criminal Assets Bureau returned over €4.3 million to the State last year

Some €2.37 million was returned under proceeds of crime laws.

# crime - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Bolton man who dropped a three-year-old girl from a bridge jailed for 14 years

An officer at the scene removed the child from the water and carried her to safety.

# crime - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Senior gardaí allegedly spread rumours that whistleblower was having an affair to discredit her claims Exclusive

A protected disclosure alleging a litany of misconduct incidents has been made to garda management.

# crime - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

New figures show increases in crime across every category (except homicides)

Sexual offences were up by just under 15% in the year to the end of March.

# crime - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines

More than 2,000 people were sent to prison for failure to pay a court-imposed fine last year.

# crime - Friday 22 June, 2018

Gardaí to carry out searches and monitor 'prolific offenders' this weekend

They’re targeting crime in the Ashbourne area of Meath in particular.

# crime - Thursday 21 June, 2018

A plan to move 80 sergeants from Garda HQ to local stations has ground to a halt

At first, 80 were to be moved. Then 30. Now it’s hoped 5 will be redeployed.

# crime - Monday 18 June, 2018

North Wicklow gardaí probe operations of senior gang members as tensions escalate

Gardaí will continue to disrupt the drug gangs operating in the area.

# crime - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A crime hotspot in dire need of more policing or just a horrible coincidence? Inside Shankill and Bray's hectic month

Murder, sexual assault and gun violence has blighted the area in the last month.

Gardaí investigating murder of Mikolaj Wilk ask driver to come forward

The father of two was brutally murdered in his home in a rural part of Ballincollig, Co Cork last weekend.

# crime - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Gardaí believe machete killers are Irish as they renew appeal for information over murder

Gardaí are looking to speak to taxi drivers operating in the local area on the night of Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk’s murder.

# crime - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí probe at least four different potential motives after machete murder of man in Cork

Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk (35) was killed in his home in Ballincollig, Cork.

# crime - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland

The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.

# crime - Friday 8 June, 2018

Four due in court over armed robbery of Carlow filling station

One shot was fired during the course of the robbery on Wednesday morning.

# crime - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Gardaí probe whether Pete Taylor was the target of triple shooting in Bray

Gardaí are also investigating if the attack was linked to the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

# crime - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Abductor and murderer: Gardaí trying to unravel the mystery left by Mark Hennessy

Jastine Valdez was found dead a short drive from where she was abducted.

# crime - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Inexperienced and untrained gardaí' investigating allegations of child sex abuse

Special Rapporteur for Children Dr Geoffrey Shannon said there has been no significant follow-up from garda management after it asked him last year to help with training.

Mark Hennessy 'person of interest' in a number of unsolved sexual assault cases

Gardaí are now sifting through messages sent from his social media profiles.

# crime - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Jastine Valdez murder - gardaí appeal for information on missing iPad

It is hoped that Jastine’s bag and iPad could help shed light on any connection she may have had with her killer.

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