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# crime - Yesterday’s News

Four members of London crime group convicted over supplying drugs linked to chemsex

The Met Police led an investigation into the Brazilian gang for five months between March and July 2018.

# crime - Monday 18 March, 2019

Police to display photos of wanted people on vans around London

They are wanted for crimes that include street robberies, burglary and violation of release conditions.

# crime - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €600,000 of cocaine from car in Dublin

The seizure was made at around 6.40pm on Saturday evening.

# crime - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Man (35) charged over theft of 800 year-old mummified 'Crusader' head from Dublin church

The Crusader was decapitated and the head was stolen from St Michan’s Church last month.

# crime - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Northern Ireland Coast Guard unit forced to stand down following burglary during Storm Gareth

Police in Coleraine have appealed for witnesses to the robbery.

Appeal for witnesses launched following murder of 53 year-old grandmother Alice Morrow

One man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# crime - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Man seriously injured after being shot multiple times in west Dublin

A silver BMW 3 Series car was later discovered on fire.

# crime - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend

In more than 2,000 cases an adult who was also involved in the crime was cautioned or prosecuted for the offence.

# crime - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses as Drogheda shooting victim remains in critical condition

A man in his 30s was shot in a possible gangland-related incident yesterday.

# crime - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

# crime - Monday 25 February, 2019

Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin

The Church of Ireland said the crypt was badly damaged by vandals.

# crime - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Former soldier charged with 8 year-old's murder linked with another 40 cold cases in France

Police first arrested Nordahl Lelandais over two murders last year.

# crime - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Man in his 50s rushed to hospital with head injuries following assault in Cork

The incident happened at around 10pm on Friday night.

PSNI launch investigation after pipe bomb explodes near house with young children inside

Residents in Craigavon, Co Armagh were evacuated from their homes last night.

# crime - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Delays at forensic lab mean rape victims have to wait longer for cases to progress

€10 million has been taken from the National Forensic Science Laboratory to pay for the National Children’s Hospital.

# crime - Friday 15 February, 2019

Thieves use digger to rip ATM from wall of filling station in Omagh

Police said significant damage was caused to the wall.

# crime - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Garda warning over 'romance scams' after victim loses €48,000 in just over a year

The online scammers convince victims that they have met their perfect match, before asking for money.

# crime - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday

A number of mobile phones, machetes and motorbikes were found during the search of six properties.

# crime - Friday 1 February, 2019

Gardaí investigate after two Quinn company employees allegedly assaulted in Cavan

The attacker reportedly fled the scene after members of the public intervened.

# crime - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears

The incident was caught on CCTV and gardaí were called to the incident in 2016.

# crime - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Jason Molyneux murder: Gardaí appeal for information on the anniversary of his death

He was shot dead hours after attending his murdered friend’s wake.

# crime - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community

Bruce McArthur was expected to go to trial next year, and was considered a surprise by prosecutors.

# crime - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Cavan man to be sentenced over €92,000 robbery in which three women were abducted from their home

Paschal Kelly was convicted last December of robbing a Dublin post office and threatening to kill three women.

# crime - Friday 25 January, 2019

Man jailed for eight-and-a-half years for sexual assault, exploitation and defilement of 13 year-old girl

Ray McHugh was sentenced today at Galway Circuit Criminal Court.

# crime - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend

The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

# crime - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Dublin man to go on trial over alleged online harassment of women over seven-year period

Charges were made against Brendan Doolin following an 18-month Garda investigation.

Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit

The trial of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke opened today.

# crime - Monday 21 January, 2019

Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school

This incident is one of three security alerts that police in Derry have been dealing with today.

# crime - Thursday 17 January, 2019

High Court deems house with sauna and jacuzzi, apartment and €72k cash are proceeds of crime

The orders were sought by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

# crime - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Senior Kinahan associate Thomas Kavanagh to appear in court over firearms offences following arrest in UK

Two men were arrested at Birmingham Airport as part of an international operation yesterday.

# crime - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Senior Kinahan figure arrested at UK airport as part of probe into supply of drugs and firearms to Ireland

Both men are currently being questioned at a police station in Staffordshire.

# crime - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Murdered Limerick criminal acquired houses through proceeds of crime, court rules

Keane was kidnapped and murdered in January 2003 by members of a rival Limerick crime gang.

# crime - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating shooting incident in Bray

The identity of the victim is not yet known.

# crime - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Sitdown Sunday: The best crime longreads of 2018

We’ve rounded up the best stories of 2018 for you.

# crime - Monday 31 December, 2018

Murder convictions and a cartel close to collapse: How gardaí pummeled the Kinahan gang in 2018

Eighteen people have lost their lives in the feud.

# crime - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Five arrested over illegally operated scrambler bikes in Christmas Day crackdown

Gardaí seized 11 motorbikes yesterday and two cars.

# crime - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the house yesterday evening.

# crime - Thursday 20 December, 2018

A year in crime: Sexual offences increase by 11% and robberies up 22%

However, homicide offences, burglaries and thefts decreased in a 12-month period.

Two arrested after gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth estimated €97,000 in Munster

The seizures were made as part of a joint operation by gardaí in the south west of the country.

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