January 31st, 2015

Crime Desk

Shaw and Evans after their arrest

Serial killer wants transfer back to UK


Women in court over robbery spree


Teen charged with Waterford arson

Youngster remanded in custody


Man is being held as Rathfarnham garda station

Court told teen on bail keeps going missing


Dublin man jailed for intimidating a witness


Man posed as girl on Facebook to get boys to expose themselves


Lithuanian men jailed for extortion and threatening to kill

Two men who were found guilty of threatening to kill and extort money from a Monaghan-based fitter have each been sentenced to four years in prison with the final two years suspended


Hickey’s Pharmacy, The Square, Tallaght

No jail for addict who robbed pharmacy because he didn't want to wait


Graham Costigan

Dublin man to “fully contest” €4m cigarette smuggling charge


Central Criminal Court

Egyptian chef had €100k in bank but still claimed €30k on the dole

An out-of-work chef received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had €100,000 in the bank, a court has heard.


Colin Goggin

South Dublin sports coach jailed for sexually abusing two boys


The Links Estate,  Donabate

Benefit fraudster fined €500


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Finglas man claimed €15,000 in fraudulent dole payments


Jailed: The man sent pictures of his penis to the 13-year-old girl

Dublin man who sent girl (13) pictures of his penis is jailed

Terence Weldredge (43) admitted carrying out the harassment, sexual exploitation and sending of menacing messages to the girl


Charge: Knight handed himself in after the fatal hit-and-run

Murder charged for rap mogul Suge Knight


Gardai executed the raids at approximately 7am this morning

Machetes, pepper spray and jewellery among items seized in Dublin raid


The man disrupted the news broadcast armed with what was thought to be a gun

Watch: Moment armed response team tackle TV station 'gunman'

Dutch media have widely reported his name as Tarik Z


Murder: A man has been arrested in connection with the killing

Knives found at murder scene in Belfast linked to altercation


Central Criminal Courts

South Dublin mother convicted of benefit fraud


Longford carpenter arrested with €18,000 of heroin


Supervised probation for teen who brandished carving knife at gardai

A Dublin boy has been released on 12 months' supervised probation for brandishing a carving knife at two gardai after they dropped him home


Mum-of-five convicted of €22k benefit fraud


Elaine O'Hara

Glasses found in reservoir matched Elaine O'Hara's prescription


Dublin pensioner needed cannabis plant for his back

A pensioner who claimed the seven cannabis plants in his attic were to treat his back pain has been given a two and a half year suspended sentence