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#Bike theft

# bike-theft - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'

Sat 7:01 PM 30,267 Views 71 Comments

The serial number is reported to Gardaí for only one in 16 stolen bikes, writes Dublin Cycling Campaign’s David Timoney.

# bike-theft - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Man arrested over theft of 116 bicycles worth around €250k
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested over theft of 116 bicycles worth around €250k

Aug 29th 2020, 10:37 AM 79,607 Views 58 Comments

Over €100k in cash has also been frozen.

# bike-theft - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Lithuanian crime gang suspected of carrying out multi-million bicycle theft racket
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

Lithuanian crime gang suspected of carrying out multi-million bicycle theft racket

Feb 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 67,217 Views 79 Comments

The gang is also linked to a €250k bicycle seizure made by gardaí in Dublin at the end of last year.

# bike-theft - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Organised criminals using fitness apps to track expensive bicycles and equipment, gardaí believe
# Mugging Gangs
# Mugging Gangs

Organised criminals using fitness apps to track expensive bicycles and equipment, gardaí believe

Jan 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 61,394 Views 49 Comments

In particular, areas around the Sally Gap in Wicklow, Lamb’s Cross, Stepaside and Djouce have all been targeted.

# bike-theft - Sunday 5 January, 2020

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved

Jan 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 9,840 Views 21 Comments

There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.

# bike-theft - Friday 27 December, 2019

€250,000 worth of stolen bikes seized at allotment in Dublin
# Braking News
# Braking News

€250,000 worth of stolen bikes seized at allotment in Dublin

Dec 27th 2019, 12:04 PM 98,096 Views 46 Comments

Gardaí seized the bikes following a search yesterday.

# bike-theft - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016
# LOCK IT OR LOSE IT
# LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016

Sep 6th 2018, 10:57 AM 18,012 Views 54 Comments

Friday is statistically the most common day for bikes to be stolen.

# bike-theft - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man jailed for smashing cyclist in the face with U-lock before robbing his bike
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for smashing cyclist in the face with U-lock before robbing his bike

Apr 16th 2015, 10:44 PM 29,288 Views 79 Comments

He was also found guilty of assaulting a garda and sentenced to five years in prison.

# bike-theft - Monday 26 January, 2015

Soundest bike thief ever returns bike, leaves excellent apology note
# So Sorry
From The Daily Edge
# So Sorry

Soundest bike thief ever returns bike, leaves excellent apology note

Jan 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 9,491 Views 0 Comments

“10/10. Would steal again.”

# bike-theft - Friday 21 November, 2014

Vintage bike stolen outside Ranelagh shop highlights soaring bike theft problem
# Robbed
# Robbed

Vintage bike stolen outside Ranelagh shop highlights soaring bike theft problem

Nov 21st 2014, 4:06 PM 22,978 Views 68 Comments

Almost 4,500 bicycles were reported stolen in Dublin last year alone.

# bike-theft - Friday 25 October, 2013

Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre
# The Bicycle Thieves
From The Daily Edge
# The Bicycle Thieves

Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre

Oct 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 44,402 Views 115 Comments

This demonstrates just how easy it is.

# bike-theft - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 57 Views 2 Comments

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