Pics: Rightful owners asked to come forward after Gardaí recover quads

Members of An Garda Síochána based in Co. Laois have appealed for the rightful owners to come forward after three quads and a tool set were recovered following searches.

In the searches, two Honda quad bikes and a Suzuki quad were recovered, as well as a Munich branded tool set.

Taking to social media yesterday evening (Tuesday, January 5), Gardaí in the Laois-Offaly region said:

“Portlaoise Detective Unit recently recovered the following property during searches.

Image source: Garda Síochána Laois Offaly

“We have two Honda quads and one Suzuki quad. Also recovered was a Munich tool set.

“Some property has serial numbers. If you recognise or own this property please contact Portlaoise Garda Station on: 057-8674100,” the Garda post concluded.

Image source: Garda Síochána Laois Offaly
Image source: Garda Síochána Laois Offaly

Before Christmas, Gardaí based in Laois Offaly outlined 10 tips to help farmers keep their quads safe.

The guide outlines what precautions farmers and quad bike owners can take to prevent sticky-fingered individuals from stealing their vehicles.

Image source: Garda Síochána Laois Offaly

The points range from common sense advice to gadgets and deterrents that can be used.

The 10 points are as follows:
  1. Take precautions;
  2. Keep out of sight;
  3. Keep gates closed;
  4. Use clamps and locks;
  5. Fit immobilisation and tracking systems;
  6. Lighting;
  7. GSM battery systems;
  8. Take notes;
  9. Mark your property;
  10. Remove the keys.

A breakdown of the list and an explanation for each point can be found here.