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#Theft

# theft - Sunday 22 April, 2018

A new website aims to help people locate their stolen items

Items on the site include vehicles, household items, bikes, and farm machinery.

# theft - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

# theft - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after disability vehicle was stolen and burned out in Belfast

The vehicle was taken from a South Belfast property.

# theft - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

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

# theft - 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.

# theft - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Man who tricked elderly woman (89) to give him cash to fix her sister's roof jailed

The father-of-three had told her he knew her older sister, who lived next door to her, and that he needed the cash immediately to repair the roof.

# theft - Friday 26 January, 2018

Two people to appear before court after gardaí seize jewellery worth estimated €100,000

The operation was carried out as part of Operation Thor.

# theft - Thursday 11 January, 2018

French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.

# theft - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies

A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.

# theft - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen

“I’ve heard of wonderful things happening to people, but I never thought this would happen to us.”

# theft - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Two men due in court over quad bike thefts in Limerick and Cork

A quad bike worth €8,000 was recovered during the arrests in Limerick yesterday.

# theft - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery

The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer.

# theft - Friday 17 November, 2017

Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted

Two cars were reportedly stolen this morning after being left unattended.

# theft - 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.

# theft - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

# theft - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena

Thousands were raised online for Chris Parker, who went to help victims in the wake of the attack.

# theft - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

# theft - Monday 24 July, 2017

'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'

The problem of theft from cars in the Wicklow Mountains is one that persists each and every year, say gardaí.

# theft - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

# theft - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

# theft - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

# theft - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck

Noel Dempsey was seen on CCTV robbing a truck and driving off.

# theft - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

National Trust appeals for photographs of stolen stone lions

The stone lions were stolen from Rowallane Garden in December.

# theft - Monday 8 May, 2017

Vandals slash boats and steal engines used by childrens' sailing clubs in Dublin

The destruction was discovered yesterday morning.

# theft - Monday 17 April, 2017

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

# theft - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000

Anthony Maher claimed that in August 2014 he bought and paid for several items at Centra Corduff in Blanchardstown before being questioned by two staff members.

# theft - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

# theft - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies

Pharmacists have said that violent raids can have a physical and psychological effect on staff.

# theft - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

# theft - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

# theft - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Prolific 86-year-old jewel thief nabbed again after her latest robbery

Doris Payne stole a diamond necklace worth $2,000 at a shop in Atlanta.

# theft - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn

Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.

# theft - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well

The dog, which has an estimated stud value of around €1 million, was stolen last Monday.

# theft - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint Theft

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint

The Bournemouth winger reportedly had his watch stolen days after a similar incident involving Andy Carroll.

# theft - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

# theft - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Former employees accused of stealing over €90,000 from Ulster Bank accounts

The men, both 29 years old, are facing separate charges of robbery.

# theft - Monday 10 October, 2016

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence

Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.

# theft - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival

The camper van was featured in the popular TG4 dating show Pioc do Ride.

# theft - Monday 15 August, 2016

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners

The latest national survey finds a quarter of businesses were impacted by crime last year.

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