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#Crime

# crime - Friday 13 April, 2018

'She's our little baby': Sanctuary appeal for return of stolen Shetland pony

Polly Pockets was nursed back to health at My Lovely Horse Rescue after her she witnessed her mother’s violent death when she was three months old.

# crime - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town

Members of the drug trafficking ring pointed to the unemployment rate in the province as a fuel for their criminal activity.

# crime - Friday 6 April, 2018

'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

# crime - Monday 2 April, 2018

Lithuanian trucker refused bail after allegedly importing €1.8m worth of drugs into Dublin

Father-of-two Alvydus Simkus has an address in Limerick.

# crime - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Nationwide protests take place demanding better treatment of women in the justice system

The fallout from the rugby rape trial is continuing.

# crime - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

There are just 34 garda crash investigators despite a 70% surge in the number of serious collisions

There have been 550 serious incidents in the last four years.

# crime - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Car 'deliberately' driven into group of teenagers in Glasgow - police

Scottish police are treating the incident as attempted murder.

# crime - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Attempted killing of Hutch family member in Turkey investigated

It’s understood he escaped by jumping from a balcony and sustained an ankle injury.

Plea for leniency rejected as man who is sole carer for elderly parents jailed for drug charge

William Duff had been off drugs for a number of years but relapsed in 2015 after his girlfriend suffered a miscarriage.

# crime - Friday 23 March, 2018

Cocaine, cannabis and ketamine worth over €1.4m seized in Dublin

Two men have been arrested.

# crime - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo Exclusive

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

# crime - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Man due in court over theft of €12,000 from Dublin garda station

The cash went missing from the station last year and an internal investigation was launched.

# crime - Friday 16 March, 2018

Staff member at post office injured after Meath armed robbery

Gardaí said that a car was found burning on the M3 at junction 9.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s happening as we head into the long weekend.

Mayo man foils petrol station robbery by tackling suspect to the ground

The cash was recovered and the suspect was taken away by gardaí.

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.

# crime - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months

The 23-year-old spent four days in hospital after sustaining burns after striking a match to the glass full of petrol.

# crime - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

36 people arrested after searches in Kilkenny and Carlow

21 people have been charged with offences such as theft, assault and fraud.

# crime - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Concern changes to youth programme will lead to crime surge in 'at risk' areas

There were more than 17,000 referrals to this crime prevention programme in 2016.

# crime - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Four arrested as gardaí say they've foiled a potential gangland hit in Dublin's inner city

A sub-machine gun, a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver have been recovered.

# crime - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

# crime - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months

Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.

# crime - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Five people arrested in connection with scam that cost Dublin Zoo €500k

Searches were carried out at properties in Tipperary and Dublin today.

# crime - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Male charged in connection with death of 20-year-old man in Sligo

A post-mortem examination was being carried out on Jimmy Loughlin’s body today.

# crime - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Data retrieved from Chilean drug lord's phones led to arrest of Irish men in Amsterdam

The arrest of El Rico last year has led to a number of drug seizures.

Gardaí find 'no suspicious circumstances' around death of 71-year-old man in Donegal

The man’s body was found on Thursday night.

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo

A man has been arrested and is being questioned by gardai.

# crime - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau

A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today.

Met Police apologises after Hampshire Police investigated crime an undercover officer committed

The undercover officer infiltrated a group of animal rights activists and released a number of mink from a fur farm in 1998.

# crime - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'

Two cousins jailed over a ‘fatal burglary’ will have served their sentences by the time new jail terms are handed down.

# crime - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Man (19) arrested after €500,000 cocaine seizure in Kildare

He was arrested around 1.30pm this afternoon.

# crime - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Man (40s) arrested after heroin, cocaine and cash seized in Dublin

The seizure was made yesterday in Shankill.

# crime - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Whistleblowers left frustrated as 'massive backlog' delays investigation of white collar crime

There are not enough gardai with the expertise to investigate this often complex type of crime, according to experts working in the area.

UK police seek 'heartless' attacker who pulled a great-grandmother from her bed in 'brutal' robbery

The woman suffered extensive injuries to her arms, legs and body.

# crime - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed her over two years

Alan Feehily was described as “pure evil” by his victim.

# crime - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The 440 kilo cocaine seizure which threatens to bring down the Kinahan cartel

El Rico’s arrest has the potential to bring down dozens of drug traffickers.

# crime - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch

One of the key Dublin lieutenants has not been seen since last week.

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