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#Theft

# theft - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Metal thefts: sculptures and artefacts stolen around Ireland

The recovery of part of a stolen historic bell in Co Kerry has highlighted the rise in such thefts in Ireland over the past few years.

# theft - Thursday 26 July, 2012

PSNI issue appeal over stolen sheep

Sheep were stolen from the Knowhead Road area of Broughshane, Co Antrim at some point between Monday and Wednesday.

# theft - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Singapore boys face seven years' jail for bus theft and joyriding

Police in Singapore said the three teenagers, who could face up to seven years in prison, were behind the theft of two school buses.

# theft - Friday 20 July, 2012

Garda warning after dangerous chemicals stolen from factory in Limerick

Two white drums of caustic soda – which is extremely dangerous if it is inhaled or touches skin – were stolen overnight.

# theft - Friday 6 July, 2012

Adam Clayton's former PA sentenced to seven years in prison

Carol Hawkins was found guilty last week of stealing nearly €3 million from the U2 bassist.

# theft - Monday 18 June, 2012

Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011

Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.

# theft - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees Exclusive

The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.

# theft - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Executive charged with burglary over alleged Lego scam Lego

Executive charged with burglary over alleged Lego scam

US authorities say the man used fake bar codes to buy toys at discounted rate before selling them on eBay for a better price.

# theft - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Das Boot: Real complain after riddle of Ronaldo's stolen footwear

Shirts and boots lifted before Madrid’s Champions League game with Munich last night.

# theft - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

# theft - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

The relic of the 12th century preserved heart has disappeared from its place in the city centre cathedral.

# theft - Friday 24 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Police officer suspended... after raiding colleagues' fridge Bad Cop

Police officer suspended... after raiding colleagues' fridge

Kevin Yang has been suspended without pay and charged with theft after colleagues became increasingly frustrated with their disappearing food and drink.

# theft - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Security guard attacked with metal bars in cash raid

The man was on his way to fill an ATM with cash when he was assaulted by two men.

# theft - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

'Valuable' tabernacle stolen from Dublin church

Gardaí are appealing for information after the tabernacle was stolen from a Catholic church in Killester yesterday afternoon.

# theft - Saturday 28 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time True Story

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time

They may sounds like Ocean’s 14 to 22 sequels but these heists aren’t in the movies…they actually happened.

# theft - Monday 23 January, 2012

Hackers take down Polish government websites in ACTA attack

Hackers from the ‘Polish Underground’ movement attack government websites, prompting an emergency cabinet meeting.

# theft - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic Ouch

Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic

Manchester officers puzzled by robbery at town hall – but issue callout to warn burglars of dangers of stolen booty.

# theft - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Has our Baby Jesus thief gone Stateside? Spate of statue thefts in US

But one large Nativity figure was recovered – after its alleged robber put a photo of it on Facebook.

# theft - Friday 16 December, 2011

Dublin bus stolen from city centre

Gardaí stopped the bus in Blessington, Co. Wicklow – over 30 kilometres from where it was stolen.

# theft - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Who is stealing Germany's grapes?

Vineyard owners are patrolling their land at night as thieves have been making off with a small fortune in valuable fruit.

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity

Comedian Bennett Arron had his identity stolen by a thief, who used it to run up 18 months’ worth of debt. Here he describes the experience…

# theft - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.

# theft - Monday 17 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Pennsylvania brothers charged with stealing... a bridge Stolen This post contains videos

Pennsylvania brothers charged with stealing... a bridge

And it wasn’t any old bridge, either.

# theft - Sunday 2 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare Good News

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare

Donal Casey’s cartoons were stolen from the train at Newbridge, has he travelled to prepare for an exhibition. A good Samaritan came across the stolen items and returned them.

# theft - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Scrap metal thieves targeting farmers

A farmers’ association has called on the Gardaí to increase its supervision of the scrap metal industry in order to protects its members’ land.

# theft - Saturday 17 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Two accused of carrying out real-life version of 'Weekend at Bernie's' Dead Friend

Two accused of carrying out real-life version of 'Weekend at Bernie's'

Two Denver men are accused of driving around Denver with a dead friend, running up a bar tab on his account and using his ATM card at a strip club

# theft - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Elderly couple tied up during aggravated burglary

The Co Waterford couple were threatened by three masked men who stole cash from their house last night.

# theft - Monday 29 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Dublin band has gear stolen days before Electric Picnic EP11

Dublin band has gear stolen days before Electric Picnic

Musos appealing for donations to The Cast of Cheers who had travelled to London to work on their second album but had thousands of euro worth of equipment stolen in burglary.

# theft - Monday 15 August, 2011

Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen

Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.

# theft - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.

# theft - Friday 1 July, 2011

Raiders steal holiday money from four-year-old boy with cancer

The boy’s birthday presents were also taken after thieves broke in to his family home.

# theft - Friday 24 June, 2011

Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors

The fallen newspaper mogul is given 3.5 years in jail, but his two years already served will be discounted.

# theft - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Three jailed in China over iPad leaks

The design of the iPad2 was stolen from the factory where it’s made late last year and counterfeits were sold in advance of the launch of the latest version of the Apple gadget.

# theft - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man tracks down MacBook thief by using the stolen computer to spy on him Justice

Man tracks down MacBook thief by using the stolen computer to spy on him

Software installed on Joshua Kaufman’s MacBook allowed him, and police to track down the burglar by taking pictures of him in secret.

# theft - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Five-year crime stats show significant rise in tiger kidnappings

Significant increases were also recorded in the number of controlled drugs, weapons and explosives offences between 2005 and 2009.

# theft - Friday 29 April, 2011

Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures

Burglary, theft and fraud have increased significantly in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010 – however, there has been a reduction in violent and drug-related offences.

# theft - Saturday 23 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan given 120 days' jail for violating probation LiLo Laying Low

Lindsay Lohan given 120 days' jail for violating probation

The troubled actress is given her fourth stint behind bars, after stealing a necklace while in probation for drink-driving.

# theft - Thursday 31 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Fake Hollywood agent conned over £500k from hopeful authors Literary Conman

Fake Hollywood agent conned over £500k from hopeful authors

Robin Price promised his clients film and book deals if they handed over cash up front, and lied about Hollywood connections.

# theft - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges LiLo

Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges

A source close to the actress said she will not accept a plea deal involving jail time.

# theft - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan in court over alleged jewellery theft LiLo

Lindsay Lohan in court over alleged jewellery theft

Actress is accused of stealing a unique $2,500 necklace from a jewellery store in Venice, California, while on probation for drink driving offences.