Gardai in Donegal warn residents of spike in marine theft at this time of year

 

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Gardai in Donegal are urging residents in coastal areas and boat owners to safe guard their boats and marine equipment from theives.

Gardai say that the summer months are peak time for this kind of theft, with 113 marine items stolen across the country last summer alone.

Donegal Crime Prevention Officer Sgt. Paul Wallace outlines the importance of keeping a vivid description of the equipment at hand should it be stolen: