Twelve 14-year-old housebreakers
and wouldbe offenders were collared in North Lanarkshire during the three-year period, along with 16 aged just 15.
CHILDREN as young as 15 were among suspected housebreakers
arrested by police in a crackdown in Edinburgh.
Burglars from Dublin to Doha will be toasting Phil Hogan as the man who has finally gave the housebreaker
Now Justice Minister Alan Shatter has revealed that in Dublin, where Operation Acer is under way, gardai have already had significant success against serial housebreakers
. He said that since March 15, 398 people have been arrested and property worth EUR670,000 recovered.
If we take the current attitude to its logical conclusion drug dealers and others should be sent a statutory three-day warning of any police raid and night foot patrols fitted with flashing blue lights and audible warning so that muggers and housebreakers
can avoid suspicious behaviour.
Det Insp Bob Bradford, from Thornhill Road CID, appealed to householders to do their bit to keep the housebreakers
Today we show you where the housebreakers
have struck - 28 times from Monday to Wednesday - and appeal for your help in keeping them out in the cold.
Not that Nuvo is expected to replace Moses the talking parrot as a deterrent to housebreakers
It provides further proof that nowadays even burglars and housebreakers
expect to have the same ``rights'' as law-abiding citizens.
Ministers believe tagging will prove a particularly effective punishment against housebreakers
and vandals - who usually commit their offences at night.
"The community payback scheme passed by SNP ministers has a huge black hole in its funding and will let muggers, housebreakers
and even sex offenders dodge jail."
Maybe the dissidents and the tiger kidnappers, and the muggers and the housebreakers
in Maghaberry should annouce that they're just out to do their bit for global jihad.