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# thieves - Monday 25 November, 2019

Thieves make off with treasure worth up to €1 billion from museum in Germany
# Dresden
# Dresden

Thieves make off with treasure worth up to €1 billion from museum in Germany

Nov 25th 2019, 1:50 PM 33,718 Views 23 Comments

“It’s not just the State Art Collections that was robbed, but us Saxons,” the governor of Saxony said.

# thieves - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Dun Laoghaire burglary gangs 'have joined forces' to target upmarket areas of south Dublin
# Thieves
# Thieves

Dun Laoghaire burglary gangs 'have joined forces' to target upmarket areas of south Dublin

Jan 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 76,960 Views 74 Comments

The gangs have been robbing homes and cars for over a decade.

# thieves - Monday 10 July, 2017

Twenty tourists robbed at Charles de Gaulle airport hotel
# Paris
# Paris

Twenty tourists robbed at Charles de Gaulle airport hotel

Jul 10th 2017, 3:36 PM 21,380 Views 6 Comments

It’s not the first time tourists have been targeted there.

# thieves - 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 18,892 Views 15 Comments

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

# thieves - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars

Mar 10th 2016, 5:23 PM 38,738 Views 91 Comments

One man’s farm has been targeted six times.

# thieves - Friday 12 February, 2016

Thieves steal more than two miles of copper from dangerous overhead lines
# Power Network
# Power Network

Thieves steal more than two miles of copper from dangerous overhead lines

Feb 12th 2016, 6:25 PM 34,458 Views 89 Comments

The ESB has expressed concern for the safety of those stealing the wire.

# thieves - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
# Can't Stand Up Now
# Can't Stand Up Now

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers

Jan 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,973 Views 37 Comments

His pants were taped shut.

# thieves - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot
# Crime
# Crime

Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot

Dec 29th 2015, 5:16 PM 18,755 Views 6 Comments

Six packages belonging to the French police were stolen on 22 December.

# thieves - Monday 21 December, 2015

This town is putting out fake Christmas packages to 'confuse and frustrate' thieves
# Utah
# Utah

This town is putting out fake Christmas packages to 'confuse and frustrate' thieves

Dec 21st 2015, 7:30 AM 10,422 Views 7 Comments

They contain rocks, old clothes and broken televisions.

# thieves - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Car thieves arrested after getting onto bus beside where they crashed
# In Bustody
# In Bustody

Car thieves arrested after getting onto bus beside where they crashed

Dec 10th 2015, 4:42 PM 22,007 Views 19 Comments

They were both taken to Blackrock Garda Station where they remain in custody.

# thieves - Monday 16 November, 2015

Eight cars broken into outside two GAA clubs within an hour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Eight cars broken into outside two GAA clubs within an hour

Nov 16th 2015, 2:34 PM 23,748 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí say a number of items were taken.

# thieves - 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 23,260 Views 102 Comments

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

# thieves - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Thieves have stolen this entire container filled with a Dublin scout troop's equipment
# Ging Gang Gone
# Ging Gang Gone

Thieves have stolen this entire container filled with a Dublin scout troop's equipment

May 14th 2015, 2:22 PM 24,057 Views 30 Comments

It’s not exactly small…

# thieves - Monday 4 May, 2015

Appeal for witnesses after tourists targeted in violent robbery
# Swords
# Swords

Appeal for witnesses after tourists targeted in violent robbery

May 4th 2015, 7:45 AM 52,157 Views 41 Comments

A man and woman were both assaulted and a camera bag was stolen.

# thieves - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out
# Thieves
# Thieves

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

May 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 20,652 Views 37 Comments

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

# thieves - Thursday 9 April, 2015

The ashes of a man's partner and child were stolen from a house in Waterford
# Necklace
# Necklace

The ashes of a man's partner and child were stolen from a house in Waterford

Apr 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,149 Views 17 Comments

Keith Nolan is appealing for them to be returned.

# thieves - Monday 30 March, 2015

Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen
# Operation Fiacla
# Operation Fiacla

Recognise any of this jewellery? It was all stolen

Mar 30th 2015, 4:54 PM 40,649 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí are anxious to find its rightful owners.

# thieves - Monday 23 March, 2015

Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes
# Slithering
# Slithering

Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:42 PM 16,512 Views 16 Comments

Eight of the snakes are pregnant females

# thieves - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Mother's plea to thieves who stole her baby boy's ashes but left the box storing them
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

Mother's plea to thieves who stole her baby boy's ashes but left the box storing them

Feb 17th 2015, 1:31 PM 17,450 Views 16 Comments

The ashes in a sealed bag were gone.

# thieves - Saturday 20 December, 2014

'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts
# Intruder Alert
# Intruder Alert

'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts

Dec 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,931 Views 11 Comments

It can happen to anyone but there are things you can do to make it more difficult for burglars to rob you.

# thieves - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Robbers target archbishop by accident... then abandon stolen crucifix
# Made Him Cross
# Made Him Cross

Robbers target archbishop by accident... then abandon stolen crucifix

Sep 16th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,244 Views 13 Comments

The items they stole were made of metal, and not gold.

# thieves - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine

Aug 28th 2014, 7:20 PM 29,228 Views 27 Comments

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

# thieves - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Safe deposit box rental up as aggravated burglary numbers soar
# Lock It Up
# Lock It Up

Safe deposit box rental up as aggravated burglary numbers soar

Jul 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 8,520 Views 21 Comments

One client at a safe deposit box facility said a burglar put the kettle on and told them they had until it boiled to tell them where their safe was.

# thieves - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Two men charged over filling station robbery
# Cork
# Cork

Two men charged over filling station robbery

May 31st 2014, 3:07 PM 10,642 Views 0 Comments

A woman was also arrested after the armed robbery on Thursday evening, though a third man managed to escape.

# thieves - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Family urge for watch of their deceased Dad to be handed in
# Engraved
# Engraved

Family urge for watch of their deceased Dad to be handed in

Feb 6th 2014, 4:29 PM 14,839 Views 7 Comments

This is the second time engraved watches were stolen from the deceased in Louth this year.

# thieves - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Vial thieves 'threw away' John Paul II's blood
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Vial thieves 'threw away' John Paul II's blood

Jan 30th 2014, 7:50 PM 17,330 Views 59 Comments

Reports say the thieves did not understand the value of the relic.

# thieves - Monday 20 January, 2014

Thieves steal watches engraved with messages for deceased man's sons
# Burglary
# Burglary

Thieves steal watches engraved with messages for deceased man's sons

Jan 20th 2014, 10:09 AM 26,573 Views 54 Comments

Stephen Carroll passed away from cancer just two months ago and had left the watches to be given to his sons on their 18th birthdays.

# thieves - Friday 13 December, 2013

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages
# Twerk It
From The Daily Edge
# Twerk It

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages

Dec 13th 2013, 8:43 AM 1,807 Views 0 Comments

Everybody needs a warm-up.

# thieves - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves

Oct 15th 2013, 2:26 PM 4,888 Views 19 Comments

The homeless service left their van in a storage facility following a charity fun run on Saturday only to return on Monday to find it had been taken.

# thieves - Monday 7 October, 2013

Man tracks down and confronts thieves who stole his giant pink pony
# My Little Pony
From The Daily Edge
# My Little Pony

Man tracks down and confronts thieves who stole his giant pink pony

Oct 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 1,157 Views 3 Comments

It’s all very civilised.

# thieves - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Here's the proof that seagulls are the devil incarnate
# Beady Eye
From The Daily Edge
# Beady Eye

Here's the proof that seagulls are the devil incarnate

Jul 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,229 Views 53 Comments

They are pure, beady eyed, evil.

# thieves - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Thief tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus
# YEESH
From The Daily Edge
# YEESH

Thief tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus

May 21st 2013, 12:15 PM 1,470 Views 2 Comments

Someone must have called the Karma police.

# thieves - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

WATCH: Ordinary people take on thieves and win
# F#%K YEAH
From The Daily Edge
# F#%K YEAH

WATCH: Ordinary people take on thieves and win

May 15th 2013, 1:40 PM 2,572 Views 3 Comments

VICTORY!

# thieves - Monday 8 April, 2013

Five tonnes of Nutella stolen in Germany
# Nutella
# Nutella

Five tonnes of Nutella stolen in Germany

Apr 8th 2013, 2:30 PM 19,758 Views 48 Comments

Thieves in the region have previously stolen other large quantities of food products including coffee and energy drink.

# thieves - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie
# Heist
# Heist

7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie

Feb 20th 2013, 1:20 PM 14,194 Views 23 Comments

Officials in Brussels have said the sophisticated robbery will go down as one of the biggest in history.

# thieves - Friday 25 January, 2013

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery
# Clever
# Clever

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery

Jan 25th 2013, 4:35 PM 13,268 Views 9 Comments

A Brazilian menswear store turns the tables on pre-Christmas thieves with their new ad campaign.

# thieves - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962
# Christmas Capers
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Capers

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962

Dec 25th 2012, 4:00 PM 9,051 Views 11 Comments

But those pesky tree thieves had to contend with the gardaí’s genius ‘element of surprise’ tactic…

# thieves - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Armed robbery at Bank of Ireland on College Green
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Armed robbery at Bank of Ireland on College Green

Nov 22nd 2012, 2:18 PM 13,095 Views 41 Comments

Two men escaped with an undisclosed sum of money in the raid on Bank of Ireland on College Green in Dublin city centre today.

# thieves - Monday 17 September, 2012

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars
# Foiled
# Foiled

German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars

Sep 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,495 Views 26 Comments

“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.

# thieves - Friday 18 May, 2012

Thieves steal plaque for boys killed in IRA Warrington bomb
# Memorial
# Memorial

Thieves steal plaque for boys killed in IRA Warrington bomb

May 18th 2012, 11:03 AM 2,226 Views 13 Comments

Twelve-year-old Tim Parry and Johnathan Ball aged three died when two bombs exploded in the town in 1993.

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