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LIVESTOCK THEFTS ARE TOP GARDA PRIORITY AFTER SHARP RISE IN INCIDENTS

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30 Jan 2014 Comments Off on LIVESTOCK THEFTS ARE TOP GARDA PRIORITY AFTER SHARP RISE IN INCIDENTS
LIVESTOCK THEFTS ARE TOP GARDA PRIORITY AFTER SHARP RISE IN INCIDENTS

Thefts of cattle and other livestock in Co Monaghan more than doubled in 2013, Monday’s meeting of the county’s Joint Policing Committee was told. Garda Chief Superintendent James Sheridan stated that the crime was now the top investigative priority in the area for his force. Appealing to the public to come forward with any information that might assist the Gardaí, he described social media speculation and rumours circulating in local communities about these crimes as “wide of the mark” and unhelpful to the ongoing investigation. 59 cattle ...