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# Theft

Last month
November 2023
PSNI investigating after statue stolen from Belfast library
The statue went missing from a black plinth situated on the grounds of the Ormeau Road Library.
Carer jailed for stealing €45,000 from woman with dementia
Catherine Gregg pleaded guilty to 17 different theft charges.
This year
Cars stolen from Premier League footballers found in shipping containers
The Ferrari and Range Rover Sport belong to two players who have not been named, but have more than 100 international caps between them.
At least 2,000 artefacts missing from British Museum after police called in
Along with the discovery of the stolen items, it has emerged that the museum does not have a catalogue.
Three store on Dublin's Henry Street ramraided in early morning burglary
Gardaí are investigating after a Mercedes was driven into the storefront.
Man attacked and robbed in Belfast while attempting to help man who faked vehicle accident
The victim went to the aid of someone he thought had been injured and was attacked with a Stanley knife and had money stolen from his car.
Investigation underway after lorry containing Covid-19 test kits stolen in Meath
The lorry was stolen by several people and recovered on Wednesday afternoon by Gardaí, although the test kits had been taken.
Five arrested for impersonating Gardaí in attempt to rob cash from houses
Gardaí said members of a criminal gang were calling to people’s homes claiming to be officers investigating burglaries in the area.
Fourteen counties hit by thieves targeting hardware stores and co-ops since December
Gardaí have issued an appeal tonight so “a full investigation can be conducted”.
Over 4,000 second-hand imported cars stolen last year
It was a 52% increase on 2021 and a 17% increase on 2019.
Men who stole kilos of chicken, beef and lamb from restaurant store room go free
One of the men climbed up a fire escape into the store room of a restaurant on Grafton Street, where he stole the meat products worth €2,000.
Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers
The incident occurred on Thursday.
Last year
Gardai seek witnesses of cash in transit robbery in Mullingar yesterday
A man threatened a security member who was forced to drive to a sliproad outside the town.
Garda tips to avoid getting your e-wallet emptied this Christmas
The rise banking apps has resulted in an increase of fraud and theft offences.
Man (40s) due in court following seizure of €300,000 worth of stolen goods
Gardaí arrested the man on Tuesday following the seizure.
13 people due in court following north Dublin burglary investigation
A total of 35 charges brought before the courts include burglary, trespass and handling of stolen property.
Teenager absconds from custody after being left unattended in Garda van
A video of the incident has been circulating on social media.
Judge says woman who stole from graves 'hasn't shown one ounce of empathy'
Mairead O’Sullivan (42) entered 18 separate guilty pleas for stealing goods at graves.
Barca striker and his wife attacked and robbed by men armed with guns and iron bars
The violent incident occurred at the player’s home in the early hours of this morning.
Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.
Man sent forward for trial for money laundering and possession of nearly 400 catalytic converters
Slawomir Nowicki faces 446 charges, 392 for unlawfully possessing the car parts and the remainder for money laundering offences.
Gardaí recover 80 stolen e-scooters and bicycles in south Dublin investigation
Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance to reunite the owners with their items.
Trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn accused of multi-million euro thefts opens before jury
The trial continues tomorrow before the jury and Judge Martin Nolan.
All time
33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft
Some 15 planned arrests resulted in 10 theft offences, one road traffic offence, three drugs offences and one count of fraud.
Accountant and his brother appear in court over allegations of €1.2 million fraud
One man was remanded in custody and the second man was released on bail.
Man granted bail after being charged over seizure of 116 bicycles in Dublin
The bikes were valued at €250k.
Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.
Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial
Kellie Walton and her partner have not yet indicated how they will plead.
Gardaí make fifth arrest in relation to theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company
The man, aged in his late teens, was arrested this morning.
Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months
People who have their bike stolen are asked to report the theft to gardaí as soon as possible.
Gardaí seize €610k worth of catalytic converters in three-day clampdown on thieves
Gardaí have cracked down on the theft of the converters.
Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870,000 from station
They have not yet indicated how they will plead.
Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas
The men are due to appear in court later this month.
Darwin manuscripts reported stolen from university library two decades after they were last seen
Police have launched an investigation and notified Interpol.
Couple charged in connection with stealing €130k from Virgin Media
The man and woman, who have not yet entered pleas, were remanded on continuing bail.
Four men appear in Special Criminal Court charged over attempted ATM thefts last year
The four men were arrested in the early hours of this morning.
Two men charged over thefts at retail premises in five counties
The two men aged in their 20s and 30s were arrested on Monday.
There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant
Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.
Gardaí issue warning after recent spate of caravan and campervan thefts
13 caravans have been stolen since March of this year.
Man wanted over multiple theft offences across country arrested at Co Mayo checkpoint
He is due to appear before a sitting of Ballina District Court on 26 May.