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# crime - Today’s News


# crime - Yesterday’s News

Here’s how repeat offenders causing ‘havoc’ are going to be tackled

Gardaí, the Irish Prison Service, and the Probation Service are joining forces on the initiative.

# crime - Friday 27 November, 2015

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK

The elaborate 14-month scheme involved bogus “patients” and fake paramedic costumes.

60,000 bottles of counterfeit perfume destined for street markets seized

The value of these goods could be in excess of €8 million.

# crime - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang

The man was arrested in Drogheda on Sunday morning.

# crime - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Two men injured in stabbing at Galway courthouse

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

# crime - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

“There’s only one law in this country and that’s the law of the jungle” – Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves

Farmers are reporting widespread intimidation and crime in their areas.

# crime - Friday 13 November, 2015

New DNA database will ‘close the net’ on serial offenders

It’s hoped the system will help find missing people and deal with an increase in burglaries.

# crime - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

# crime - Monday 9 November, 2015

Gardaí continue investigation as man shot in Cabra named locally

He is currently in a serious condition in the Mater Hospital.

# crime - Friday 6 November, 2015

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a ‘dungeon’ and collected their welfare

“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”

Guns, bullets, silencers, and cocaine found during garda search

A house was raided in Clondalkin last night.

# crime - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Poll: Should the addresses of sex offenders be published? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the addresses of sex offenders be published?

We want to know what you think.

# crime - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘Hero’ cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz had been embezzling money from a police program for local young people.

Six-year-old boy assaulted by man in Lidl car park

The boy suffered an injury to his arm which required hospital treatment.

# crime - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Man arrested over nine linked sexual assaults in Clapham

The suspect is described as a man with dark hair and as being of Mediterranean or Middle-Eastern appearance.

# crime - Monday 2 November, 2015

‘His family are devastated’: Appeal for witnesses to fatal stabbing of Lorcan O’Reilly

The 21-year-old man was murdered in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland’s most prolific burglars

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan said gardaí plan to put as many of the crime gangs out of business as they possibly can.

Three suspected dissident republicans due in court after Limerick arrests

Gardaí seized two cars, a gun and ammunition on Saturday in the arrests.

# crime - Saturday 31 October, 2015

12-year-old boy arrested because he planned to shoot up his school

His classmate turned him in – and is being hailed as a hero for stopping a possible tragedy.

# crime - Friday 30 October, 2015

‘I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me’

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?

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

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

# crime - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

85-year-old jewel thief arrested – 10 years after swearing she’d retired

Doris Payne was arrested after allegedly pocketing a pair of earrings.

# crime - Saturday 24 October, 2015

# crime - Friday 23 October, 2015

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

Swedish Star Wars killer was influenced by ‘racist motives’ say police

The man who attacked a school with a sword while wearing a Star Wars mask yesterday, was shot and killed by police after killing at least two people.

# crime - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school

The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

13-year-old girl arrested in England over murder of 42-year-old man

Darren Kelly was stabbed to death on Tuesday night.

Teenager beaten by family in disturbing ‘confession’ ritual faces sister in court

Christopher Leonard, 17, was hospitalised for days after the attack. His brother died.

# crime - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

WATCH: Man attacking cars with a machete gets run over

The 25-year-old had been terrorising locals by screaming and smashing car windows with the sword.

Child’s skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away

The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.

US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail

An ethics complaint has been lodged against Judge Marvin Wiggins.

Woman in her 30s arrested over murder of Sligo musician

Martin Kivlehan was stabbed to death in August.

# crime - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Residents in Galway suburb terrorised by ‘heroin-fuelled’ burglaries

Sources say a small group of young thieves operating in the area are becoming more reckless and are not concerned about whether or not people are home when they break in.

# crime - Monday 19 October, 2015

‘I believe he was abducted’: Brother of Philip Cairns says DNA could be key to finding the truth

The 13-year-old went missing 29 years ago this month. Gardaí are still actively investigating his disappearance.

‘Mobster’ who inspired Goodfellas scene accused of strangling informant with dog chain

In custody since January 2014, Vincent Asaro (80) has pleaded not guilty to murder, violence and extortion.

Appeal to trace raiders who threatened to cut off postmaster’s head

The men made off with a large sum of cash.

# crime - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Hand grenade thrown in built-up residential area

There were no casualties from the incident.

# crime - Friday 16 October, 2015

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