Reward offered for info on trailers and quad stolen in weekend raid

A reward has been offered for information leading to the recovery of a number of items stolen over the weekend, including trailers, tools and a Honda 400 quad.

Stolen from a yard in Abbeyshrule, Co. Longford, items taken include: a 16ft X 6.5ft tri-axle flatbed trailer “with distinctive features”; a 14ft livestock trailer; an 8ft livestock trailer; a Honda 400 quad; and a number of tools.

The items were taken from Whites Trailers in Abbeyshrule. Taking to social media, Barry White noted that the firm has serial numbers for all of the aforementioned implements.

Image source: Barry White

White added that a reward will be offered for information leading to the return of all of the above.

If any houses in the local area have cameras facing the road could you have a look back at Saturday night and [Sunday] night’s footage to see if there was anything suspicious,” White added.

Image source: Barry White

In a statement on the matter, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána confirmed: “Gardaí are investigating an incident of theft that occurred at a premise between Saturday and Monday, August 1 and 3, where a number of trailers and a vehicle were taken.

“No arrests have been made. Investigations are ongoing.”

Parts stolen from Welger baler

Meanwhile, parts from a Welger RP200 baler were stolen from such a machine in Co. Offaly in recent weeks – prompting an appeal for information to be made by An Garda Síochána.

Taking to social media last night, Monday, August 3, Gardaí based in the Laois-Offaly region said:

“Side and top covers of a Welger RP200 baler similar to these pictures [have been] stolen from [a] baler in Cloghan between Wednesday, July 15, and Friday, July 31.

“Probably stolen for [a] similar machine. If you are offered similar [parts] or have any information please contact Birr Garda Station.

Birr Garda Station can be contacted on: 057-9169710.