Tipperary thieves use foggy weather as cover to break into cars

Opportunistic thieves took advantage of last weekend’s foggy weather to break into a number of cars in North Tipperary.

Opportunistic thieves took advantage of last weekend’s foggy weather to break into a number of cars in North Tipperary.

According to Gardai at Nenagh, a total of 11 cars were broken into on the night of Saturday, February 7, and the early hours of February 8, when the incidents were reported to them.

The break-ins occured from Roscrea down to Moneygall and on to Nenagh, with the culprits breaking the car windscreen or a side window in each case.

Three of the cars had items stolen from them, at the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh; Main Street, Moneygall, and the Old Birr Road, Nenagh.

A Garda spokesman said that enquiries were on-going.

Meanwhile, two people were arrested in Nenagh in the past week on charges of possessing small quantities ofcannabis. One person was arrested at Ballygraigue on the afternonon of February 4 and a second person was arrested after a car was stopped at Grange, Nenagh, on February 9 at around 4.30pm.

There was one report of an attempted burglary at Rathcabbin, Roscrea, in whch the culprits threw a brick through a window of a house but ran away when the alarm went off.