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#Crime

# crime - Today’s News

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# crime - Yesterday’s News

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them

It happened in the Portrush area of Antrim last August.

Two in court after cannabis worth €600k and 40,000 prescription drugs seized

The seizures were made in north Dublin yesterday.

# crime - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade

Tour de France race director Thierry Gouvenou said he didn’t foresee any impact on the race.

# crime - 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.

Gardaí investigating attempted arson after four people escape blaze

The four residents of the house were able to escape.

# crime - Friday 24 July, 2015

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Poll: Would you feel safe walking in Dublin at night?

There have been calls to make the capital’s streets safer.

Teen imprisoned for violently mugging man and taking his college thesis

The victim had worked on the thesis for six months.

# crime - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death

“I feel so bad for everyone who walks into that house. You can see it in the faces…”

# crime - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Man sent to prison for filming up womens’ skirts on the Tube

Zeynel Uclay has been sentenced to three months for each of the incidents to be served concurrently.

# crime - Thursday 16 July, 2015

‘Batman’ cinema shooter James Holmes found guilty, despite insanity plea

After being convicted on all 165 charges, Holmes could now face the death penalty.

# crime - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

# crime - Monday 13 July, 2015

Nine people given life sentences for rape last year

In 2014, there were 21 murder convictions at the Central Criminal Court.

# crime - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Ever take a ‘sensitive’ photo of yourself? You could be at risk of sextortion

Faceless criminals are using young peoples’ personal images to extort money from them and the FBI want it to stop.

# crime - Friday 10 July, 2015

WATCH: Investigation underway after 12 cops are caught beating and kicking black man

“I’ve got the f**king taser, here I come. You’re getting the f**king taser.”

# crime - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A lot of you don’t know abortion carries a 14 year jail sentence

A substantial proportion of people did not know it is a crime to get an abortion when a woman’s life is not at risk.

# crime - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Woman in her twenties arrested over shooting in Limerick car park

A man in his thirties had earlier been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.

# crime - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

London 7/7 bomb survivor: ‘There was a thick blackness that was engulfing my whole world’

Gill Hicks lost both her legs in the London bombings 10 years ago.

# crime - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

There’s been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year

The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.

# crime - 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.

# crime - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Cat bites woman, woman bites man, woman gets arrested

The woman was charged with domestic violence.

# crime - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

# crime - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver’s head

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

# crime - Monday 15 June, 2015

Child rapist moved to UK after gardaí saw a video of him raping 11-year-old girl

Michael Smith went on to commit further offences in England.

Man has top of ear bitten off in London assault

Police are appealing for information to help find the man responsible for the attack which happened in April.

# crime - Friday 12 June, 2015

An open casting for extras in BBC’s Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week

Looking like a Victorian-era criminal is probably a bonus.

# crime - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Teen who took his own life after posting photos online is buried

The PSNI has issued a warning to young people about the death of the 17-year-old.

25-year-old man dies after assault at Dublin guesthouse

A man is being held over the incident.

# crime - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Gardaí search for thief after blade stolen from athlete

The blade was custom designed for the athlete and is of no use to anyone else, gardaí said.

# crime - Saturday 6 June, 2015

25 years on: Sex, death, taboo and America’s first TV ‘Trial of the Century’

Bill Flynn was 16 when he killed his 22-year-old lover’s husband in 1990. This week, he walked free.

# crime - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

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

The prosecutor called it “disgraceful conduct.”

# crime - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Police chief tells overweight officers: You shouldn’t be ‘waddling down the road’

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said officers should lose weight or else risk losing their jobs.

# crime - Monday 1 June, 2015

Baltimore police are afraid to arrest people, and murders are at a record high

The city just had its deadliest month in 25 years – right after the death of Freddie Gray.

# crime - Thursday 28 May, 2015

A mankini ban has been great for one small seaside town

“You couldn’t walk the streets on a Saturday without seeing someone wearing a mankini or what have you.”

# crime - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Two men arrested after guns and ammunition found in Finglas raid

The search was part of an intelligence led operation and investigations are ongoing.

# crime - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Two held over shooting dead of Benny Whitehouse in north Dublin

A man and a woman are questioned by gardai.

# crime - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Bonnie and Clyde were caught and shot dead this day 81 years ago

The infamous duo were young, in love, and murderous.

# crime - Friday 22 May, 2015

Man set his pit bull on gardaí as they tried to search house for drugs

The three detective gardaí were injured in the incident. The man’s been arrested.

# crime - Thursday 21 May, 2015

DNA from pizza crust helps identify suspect in murders of millionaire and family

Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, their young son and the family’s housekeeper were killed in a fire at the family mansion earlier this month.

# crime - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure

Dave McIntyre, originally from Co Mayo, helped locate $50 million worth of heroin.

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