Garda inspector warns of rise in property crime

A senior garda in Donegal says the level of property crime in Donegal is rising, and that's a sign of the recession.

Inspector Pat O'Donnell was speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show as gardai renew their appeal for information about a robbery at the Dry Arch Filling Station in Letterkenny in the early hours of yesterday. He says on this occasion, the amount of money taken was not significant, and urged the owners of overnight establishments to keep as little money as possible on the premises.

Asked his advice to people who are threatened in such incidents, he said the number one priority must be to cooperate and protect their own lives......