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Gardai launch investigation after several vans broken into in Portarlington

Gardai are investigating following a number of break-ins to vans in Portarlington in recent days. Two vans were broken into in Whitefields and another two...

Residents urged to be vigilant following crime spree in Stradbally

The people of Stradbally are being urged to look after their homes and their elderly neighbours following a wave of robberies in the town...

Appeal for robbery in popular Abbeyleix salon

Gardai are appealing for information after a robbery at a popular beauty salon in Abbeyleix over the weekend. Stone House, Ladies and Gents Hair Salon,...

Garda helicopter combing the Midlands following robbery

The Garda helicopter is out this morning following a robbery in the early hours of the morning. Gardai say that at 12.30am this morning, a...

Gardai seize car and arrest two in Camross

Gardai have seized a car and arrested two men following an incident in Camross yesterday. The local Task Force were out around 12.45pm when they...

Appeal after robbery at Leisure Centre and GAA club in Portarlington

Gardai are appealing for information after a number of robberies in the last couple of days. On Saturday evening at 11.15pm last, the Leisure Centre...

Appeal launched after tractor stolen in Laois overnight

Gardaí are appealing for information after a tractor was stolen near The Rock last night. The tractor, registration 12 LS 1137, was stolen during the night...

Gardaí hunt three men following failed overnight break-in

Gardaí are searching for three men following a failed break-in last night. The raiders were disturbed by a homeowner as they attempted to force their...

Three men caught trying to break into house in Portarlington

Gardaí caught and arrested three men who were attempting to commit a burglary in Portarlington yesterday. The trio were detained at 6pm after they were...

Garda car damaged following New Year’s Day arrest

A Garda car was damaged after Gardaí made an arrest on New Year's Day. The incident occurred in Portlaoise in the early hours of New...

Gardai issue handy tips to avoid being burgled this Christmas

A key tactic in burglary prevention is avoidance - not just alarming your property say Gardaí. For example: chain up your wheelie bin to a fence away...

Third man arrested following Mountrath assault and false imprisonment

Gardaí have arrested a third man in the case of false imprisonment and assault in Mountrath. The arrest happened on Sunday and he has become...

Gardai launch investigation after assault and false imprisonment in Mountrath

Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating an incident of assault and False Imprisonment that occurred at Kilbricken, Mountrath on Tuesday. The incident occurred at approximately 5am. The...

Two men arrested following heroin seizure in Portarlington

Two men are currently in Portlaoise Garda Station following a heroin seizure last night. The pair, who are both aged in their 30s, were discovered...

Schools and Businesses warned over threat of theft around Christmas period

Gardaí have issued a warning to all schools and businesses regard the holding of sums of cash on their property coming into the Christmas...

Gardai warning of speeding fines phone payment scam

Gardaí are warning members of the public about another scam. Laois Crime Prevention Officier Sergeant Graham Kavanagh Crime is asking the public to be aware...

Appeal for information after digger, dumper and buckets stolen

Gardai are appealing for information after a digger, dumper and buckets were stolen in Killeshin. The incident took place at a private building site over...

Man arrested following assault and robbery

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s following an assault and robbery incident. It took place today on Main Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. At approximately...

Garda warning over ‘Bank Jugging’ scam

The Crime Prevention Officer for Laois has issued a warning for members of the public to be on the look out for a scam...

Two men charged after shot fired at gardaí

Two men have been charged after a shot from a shotgun was fired at gardaí on Monday. The pair will appear before Portlaoise District Court at...

Tools stolen from van in Portlaoise overnight

Gardaí are appealing for information after a van was broken into in Portlaoise overnight. Tools were taken from a vehicle during the incident which occurred...

Building contractor assaulted by group in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a building contractor was assaulted by a group of people. It is understood that the builder was carrying out...

‘Substantial’ drugs and firearms seizure overnight

There has been what Gardaí are calling a 'substantial' drugs and firearms seizure overnight. They say that the combined estimated value of the find is...

Gardaí investigating robberies at opposite ends of the county

Gardaí have launched investigations after two robberies occurred yesterday at opposite ends of the county. One incident took place in Ballymorris Manor in Portarlington at...

Ophelia doesn’t deter criminals in Laois as Gardaí launch appeal after...

Despite the fact that Ireland was gripped by the worst storm to hit us in decades yesterday, crimes were still committed. Gardaí are appealing for...

Garda warning over ‘unscrupulous’ contractors

Gardai are appealing to people to be vigilant when engaging with people offering services. Laois Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh has issued a warning following...

Gardaí appeal after quad bike stolen in Portarlington

Gardaí are appealing for information after a quad bike was stolen in Portarlington. The incident occured overnight on October 8 into the following day from...

Appeal for witnesses after spate of robberies across Laois

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance after a number of robberies took place in the last few days. Yesterday, it was reported that a house...

Laois Crime Prevention Officer warning to anti-social youths

Laois Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh has issued a warning to any youths who engage in anti-social behaviour that they will be arrested. Kavanagh issued...

Appeal for information after vans broken into

Gardaí are appealing for information after three vans were broken into overnight. The vehicles were burgled in Mountmellick, Ballybrittas and Portlaoise. Tools were taken from the...