Members of An Garda Síochána have issued an appeal for information in relation to the theft of farm and plant machinery from Co. Louth last week.
The thefts occurred in the mid-Louth region, according to local Gardaí. The machinery taken include: a John Deere Starfire 6000 precision agriculture GPS receiver; and an Ifor Williams livestock trailer.
Taking to social media with images of the stolen items, Gardaí based in Co. Louth said:
“Please take a look at these photos. Ardee District would like to make an appeal for any information regarding thefts of farm and plant machinery in the mid Louth area in recent days.
“Contact Gardaí at Ardee Station please on: 041-6853222; or 041-6871134; or the Garda Confidential Line on: 1800-666-111 with information in relation to this,” the Garda post added.
Stolen tractor abandoned and recovered
Investigations are underway after a tractor was stolen and subsequently abandoned and recovered in Co. Laois last week.
The incident occurred during the small hours of Wednesday, November 23, according to local Gardaí.
In an appeal for information in relation to the incident, members of An Garda Síochána based in the Laois-Offaly division said:
“Portlaoise Gardaí are investigating the theft of this tractor which was stolen on the night of the November 22, 2020, into the morning of [Wednesday] November 23.
The tractor was stolen in the Clonaslee area and subsequently abandoned and recovered in the Redcastle area of Mountrath in the early hours of the morning of November 23.
“If anyone saw this tractor travelling between Clonaslee and Mountrath, please contact Portlaoise Detective Unit at: 057-8674100,” the Garda appeal concluded.