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From TheJournal.ie Judy Garland's stolen Wizard of Oz shoes found after 13 years No Place Like Home

Judy Garland's stolen Wizard of Oz shoes found after 13 years

The shoes had been snatched from a glass case at the Judy Garland Museum in Minnesota in 2005

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents Belfast

Two men arrested over theft of Loughinisland massacre documents

The inquiry centres on the theft of sensitive material which was used in a documentary film re-examining the 1994 murders.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in East Wall

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium Shark Baby

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium

The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.

From TheJournal.ie Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told Theft

Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told

Thefts of over €280,000 came to light when a staff member noticed discrepancies on the accounts.

From TheJournal.ie A new website aims to help people locate their stolen items Theftfinders

A new website aims to help people locate their stolen items

Items on the site include vehicles, household items, bikes, and farm machinery.

From TheJournal.ie Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief Brian Dunne

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for witnesses after disability vehicle was stolen and burned out in Belfast South Belfast

Appeal for witnesses after disability vehicle was stolen and burned out in Belfast

The vehicle was taken from a South Belfast property.

From TheJournal.ie Mayo man foils petrol station robbery by tackling suspect to the ground Castlebar

Mayo man foils petrol station robbery by tackling suspect to the ground

The cash was recovered and the suspect was taken away by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie 36 people arrested after searches in Kilkenny and Carlow Operation Thor

36 people arrested after searches in Kilkenny and Carlow

21 people have been charged with offences such as theft, assault and fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Man who tricked elderly woman (89) to give him cash to fix her sister's roof jailed Luke Connors

Man who tricked elderly woman (89) to give him cash to fix her sister's roof jailed

The father-of-three had told her he knew her older sister, who lived next door to her, and that he needed the cash immediately to repair the roof.

From TheJournal.ie Two people to appear before court after gardaí seize jewellery worth estimated €100,000 Arrests

Two people to appear before court after gardaí seize jewellery worth estimated €100,000

The operation was carried out as part of Operation Thor.

From TheJournal.ie French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist Paris

French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies Hailstorm

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies

A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.

From TheJournal.ie UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen Croydon

UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen

“I’ve heard of wonderful things happening to people, but I never thought this would happen to us.”

From TheJournal.ie Two men due in court over quad bike thefts in Limerick and Cork Kilmallock

Two men due in court over quad bike thefts in Limerick and Cork

A quad bike worth €8,000 was recovered during the arrests in Limerick yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery Dublin

Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery

The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer.

From TheJournal.ie Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted Dawn Raids

Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted

Two cars were reportedly stolen this morning after being left unattended.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow Project Storm

Gardaí arrest 42 people and seize drugs in Kilkenny and Carlow

The arrests were for a number of different offences including theft, assault and burglary.

From TheJournal.ie Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed' Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena Chris Parker

Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena

Thousands were raised online for Chris Parker, who went to help victims in the wake of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves Rural Crime

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good' Wicklow Mountains

'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'

The problem of theft from cars in the Wicklow Mountains is one that persists each and every year, say gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card Grafton Street

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

From TheJournal.ie 'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage Loyalist

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service Marlay Park

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

From TheJournal.ie Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck Dublin

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck

Noel Dempsey was seen on CCTV robbing a truck and driving off.

From TheJournal.ie National Trust appeals for photographs of stolen stone lions National Trust

National Trust appeals for photographs of stolen stone lions

The stone lions were stolen from Rowallane Garden in December.

From TheJournal.ie Vandals slash boats and steal engines used by childrens' sailing clubs in Dublin Dún Laoghaire

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

The destruction was discovered yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church Easter Sunday

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000 Blanchardstown

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal Courts

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

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

From TheJournal.ie Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies Shoplifters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail Theft

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

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

From TheJournal.ie Prolific 86-year-old jewel thief nabbed again after her latest robbery Career Criminal

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

Doris Payne stole a diamond necklace worth $2,000 at a shop in Atlanta.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge Clares Rocket

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

From TheJournal.ie People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn Take Care

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

Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well Clares Rocket

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

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

From The42 Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint Theft

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint

The Bournemouth winger reportedly had his watch stolen days after a similar incident involving Andy Carroll.