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#Theft

# theft - Monday 8 May, 2017

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

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

May 8th 2017, 11:49 AM 30,313 Views 38 Comments

The destruction was discovered yesterday morning.

# theft - Monday 17 April, 2017

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church
# Easter Sunday
# Easter Sunday

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

Apr 17th 2017, 11:44 AM 20,279 Views 50 Comments

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
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

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

Mar 28th 2017, 12:46 PM 59,703 Views 52 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:01 PM 20,573 Views 0 Comments

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
# Shoplifters
# Shoplifters

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

Jan 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,088 Views 10 Comments

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

# theft - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years
# Theft
# Theft

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years

Jan 11th 2017, 4:11 PM 61,089 Views 116 Comments

He spent the cash on drugs, socialising with friends, gambling, a new bed and a Playstation.

# theft - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:30 AM 12,546 Views 19 Comments

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
# Career Criminal
# Career Criminal

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

Dec 15th 2016, 8:20 AM 15,095 Views 0 Comments

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
# Clares Rocket
# Clares Rocket

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

Dec 8th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,514 Views 17 Comments

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
# Take Care
# Take Care

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

Dec 8th 2016, 8:21 AM 13,990 Views 16 Comments

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
# Clares Rocket
# Clares Rocket

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

Dec 7th 2016, 10:45 AM 35,260 Views 48 Comments

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

# theft - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint
# Theft
From The42
# Theft

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint

Nov 20th 2016, 12:46 PM 6,754 Views 2 Comments

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
# Dumb Criminals
# Dumb Criminals

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

Oct 27th 2016, 7:18 PM 21,502 Views 27 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 23,028 Views 0 Comments

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
# Theft
# Theft

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

Oct 10th 2016, 3:00 PM 36,314 Views 72 Comments

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
# Theft
# Theft

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

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:23 PM 38,787 Views 22 Comments

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
# Crime
# Crime

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

Aug 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,036 Views 17 Comments

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

# theft - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists
# Distraction
# Distraction

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists

Aug 10th 2016, 6:03 AM 48,647 Views 31 Comments

Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.

# theft - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack
# Disappearing Act
# Disappearing Act

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

Aug 3rd 2016, 12:20 PM 19,534 Views 27 Comments

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

# theft - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays
# Courts
# Courts

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Jul 19th 2016, 7:19 AM 18,665 Views 23 Comments

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

# theft - Monday 11 July, 2016

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash
# London
# London

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash

Jul 11th 2016, 10:23 PM 16,939 Views 17 Comments

Accounts operated by the group were used to launder almost £1 million.

# theft - Friday 8 July, 2016

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas
# Luas
# Luas

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas

Jul 8th 2016, 8:37 PM 23,281 Views 79 Comments

The 42-year-old woman spat at the victim before stealing her bag with her partner.

# theft - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup
# Theft
# Theft

Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup

Jun 30th 2016, 9:49 AM 18,906 Views 19 Comments

The team say they will go out there and represent Ireland with passion – even if they have to do it in their white coats.

# theft - Monday 6 June, 2016

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral
# Germany
# Germany

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

Jun 6th 2016, 1:10 PM 11,623 Views 53 Comments

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

# theft - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin
# Irish Hospitality
# Irish Hospitality

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin

May 10th 2016, 6:43 PM 50,667 Views 71 Comments

The American man was offered places to stay around the country.

# theft - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Apr 26th 2016, 8:50 AM 21,606 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

# theft - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts
# Nutty
# Nutty

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts

Apr 16th 2016, 8:45 AM 18,900 Views 15 Comments

The nuts are often shipped to Europe or Asia, where they fetch a high price on the black market.

# theft - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables

Mar 15th 2016, 5:46 PM 27,413 Views 47 Comments

A number of planned searches were carried out in Leixlip.

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation
# Longford
# Longford

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation

Mar 15th 2016, 10:40 AM 21,551 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.

# theft - Monday 14 March, 2016

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones
# Theft
# Theft

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones

Mar 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 19,736 Views 33 Comments

More than 7,000 mobile phones have been stolen from people since the start of 2015.

# theft - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home

Mar 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 22,828 Views 0 Comments

Maeve Bell will face trial next month.

# theft - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items
# France
# France

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

Mar 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 27,786 Views 21 Comments

More than 3,000 religious objects were found in their homes.

# theft - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Three men arrested after suspected stolen property found in lorry leaving Ireland

Feb 26th 2016, 2:06 PM 23,128 Views 44 Comments

The suspects are being detained at Wexford Garda Station.

# theft - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny

Feb 17th 2016, 8:39 PM 24,321 Views 0 Comments

Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview
# Airport Security
From The42
# Airport Security

Schalke player's passport, laptop and plane ticket stolen while giving TV interview

Feb 17th 2016, 2:32 PM 6,335 Views 8 Comments

Germany international Dennis Aogo was flying to Ukraine for a Europa League clash.

# theft - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses
# Theft
# Theft

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

Jan 26th 2016, 11:17 PM 84,467 Views 107 Comments

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

# theft - Monday 25 January, 2016

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'
# Belfast
# Belfast

Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:03 AM 14,516 Views 16 Comments

Robbers targeted the Belfast home of a family that had been taken to hospital earlier that day.

# theft - Friday 18 December, 2015

Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers
# Theft
# Theft

Thirty boxes of steak and a power washer stolen from Antrim butchers

Dec 18th 2015, 5:15 PM 8,799 Views 36 Comments

Police want to hear from anyone who may be offered meat for sale in unusual circumstances.

# theft - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found

Nov 22nd 2015, 3:12 PM 34,621 Views 18 Comments

It’s believed items found in the search may have been used in the course of, or in connection with, theft or burglary.

# theft - Friday 30 October, 2015

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?

Oct 30th 2015, 9:14 AM 23,283 Views 102 Comments

There has been a surge in burglaries since 2007, particularly in Dublin.