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#Crime

# crime - Friday 13 October, 2017

London teenager sexually assaulted three times in an hour walking home from a night out

Police are appealing for witnesses and believe that the girl may have been drugged.

# crime - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were for a number of different offences including theft, assault and burglary.

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home

The judge noted Rachel Harford had never been suspected of being the “main actor” in this activity.

Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack

Daniel O’Connell admitted in interviews that he had tried to kill his sister by stabbing her a number of times.

# crime - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Police in Antrim find rocket launcher and 'terrorist related' tools

Officers also found a replica pistol, a baseball bat and a hammer.

'Getting to a better place': An additional 800 gardaí will be recruited in 2018

Paschal Donohoe said increased spending on gardaí must go hand in hand with reform in the organisation.

# crime - Sunday 8 October, 2017

No one has taken up the offer of free CCTV cameras from the government

To boost crime prevention, the Partnership of Government commits to supporting investment in CCTV at key locations along the road network and in urban centres.

# crime - Friday 6 October, 2017

Man facing charges after gardaí targeting organised crime find loaded gun in car

A woman arrested with him will be released without charge.

# crime - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Murder accused Freddie Thompson shouts obscenities as he is refused bail

Thompson is due to go on trial for the murder of David Douglas last year.

# crime - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish heading to Las Vegas urged to take 'high degree of caution' after mass shooting

Las Vegas is a popular place for Irish tourists.

# crime - Friday 29 September, 2017

'Industrial scale' forger caught after fake £20 used in a sandwich shop

He has been sentenced to two and a half years.

# crime - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

# crime - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Two more arrests made in Wales over Parsons Green tube attack

Thirty people were injured in a chemical attack on the tube last Friday.

Russian gang suspected of assassination attempt on Kinahan leader in Portugal

The incident happened earlier this month.

# crime - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Man charged after boy (8) finds pipe bomb under prison officer’s car

Mark O’Shea spoke only once during today’s court hearing.

# crime - Monday 18 September, 2017

Man dead after being shot multiple times in west Dublin car park

The shooting occurred at about 9.20 pm.

# crime - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Ballymun raider attempts armed robbery while armed gardaí are in store

A man was arrested a short distance away.

# crime - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later

Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.

# crime - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'People saw it as toxic': Why just seven gardaí made submissions to the breath test probe

Many members of the force felt senior gardaí had already made their mind up about who was to blame.

# crime - Friday 8 September, 2017

Garda survey finds almost two-thirds of Irish public think force is not well managed

There has been a drop in levels of trust in the organisation since the start of this year.

# crime - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Gardaí hunt for second suspect who fled scene of foiled gangland hit

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene and a gun was recovered by gardaí.

# crime - Monday 28 August, 2017

Gardaí arrest Kinahan associate at Dublin Airport over conspiracy to murder

The man was arrested at arrivals yesterday evening.

# crime - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

Man in court after gardaí stop car in Carlow and find €1.2 million

The man is aged in his 50s.

# crime - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Dublin man extradited from the UK charged with Gareth Hutch murder

Jonathan Keogh is the third person to be charged with the gangland murder.

Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said in many of these circumstances offenders were found with weapons and wearing balaclavas.

# crime - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'A truly horrific murder': Irishman stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

The victim was due in court in Ireland in relation to an assault charge but had fled the jurisdiction.

# crime - Friday 18 August, 2017

Ballymun shooting: Over 300 lines of inquiry as gardaí ask for public's help

Gardaí are particularly interested in the two cars involved in the incident.

Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London

The 82-year-old was knocked to the ground and punched in the face by a woman who had asked her for money.

'Amazing things happen in this community. Ballymun is about the people not the crime'

Locals are fighting back against a negative reputation which they say is unfair.

# crime - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Intended target of Ballymun shooting had been warned of threat to his life

Convicted criminal Derek Devoy escaped without injury yesterday, but his sister and an associate of his were both killed.

# crime - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Mother of six among two people killed in north Dublin shooting

A second car linked to the incident has been found. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

'It's a huge undertaking': Work at Trevor Deely search site expected to last for weeks

Gardaí cordoned off a site on Saturday and a gun was found by the team yesterday.

# crime - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two Kinahan gunmen arrested with gun charged with conspiracy to murder

They will face court in Dublin tomorrow.

# crime - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies

The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.

'Major league' Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain was nearly caught in airport last year

He escaped after crossing a busy motorway as officers closed in on him when he went to meet relatives arriving from Ireland.

# crime - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Man released without charge after arrest in fake documents raid

Gardaí working with London’s Met Police had searched a number of properties in Dublin yesterday.

# crime - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man escapes sixth attempt on his life after two Kinahan gunmen arrested in Ballyfermot

Gardaí believe the intended target has now escaped six attempts on his life.

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus

The bus swerved to avoid the victim, who sustained minor injuries.

# crime - Friday 4 August, 2017

'A despicable act': Gardaí say man shot in Meath housing estate was 'an innocent victim'

Gardaí have located the car connected to the incident and a gun was found inside.

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