Rural crime prevalent in new days

Rural crime prevalent in new days

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There has been a spate of farming crime in a series of counties opposite a nation in a past week with thefts reported in counties Tipperary, Laois, Galway and Meath.

In Co. Tipperary Gardai are questioning a unapproved holding of a tractor from a margin in a Lorrha area of Nenagh that occurred between Saturday (February 2) and Monday (February 4).

Investigations are ongoing, a orator for An Garda Siochana confirmed.

The stolen quad had been taken final Tuesday (January 29) from Curraghclone.

The male was charged and remanded on bail, Gardai have said.

Galway Gardai are questioning a burglary of diesel from tractors in a south easterly of a county.

Also holding place on Tuesday night (January 29) a series of equipment were stolen from a building, and fuel was stolen from 6 vehicles. No arrests have been done and investigations are ongoing.

According to Galway Bay FM, a diesel was stolen from several parked tractors during a Bord na Mona site in Clonfert.

Finally, in Meath, Gardai in Trim arrested dual males early yesterday morning (Tuesday, Feb 5) following a burglary of a minibus.

The occurrence occurred during 6:10am when a car was stolen from a drive of a residence during Mornington Avenue.

Gardai were immediately alerted and they conducted searches of a area. The minibus was detected during Wellington Avenue. Two males were arrested.

The dual group – both aged 19 – have been charged and will seem during Trim District Court in tie with this incident, Gardai have confirmed.

Article source: https://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/rural-crime-rampant-in-recent-days/

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