On January 5, a house was broken into at Russell Close, Ballylinan, between 7pm and 8pm. The house was ransacked, and a number of electrical items including a Playstation and games were taken.
And on January 7, at Riverside Apartments, Portarlington, two men were disturbed by neighbours after breaking into a home through the front door at 10pm. A quantity of cash and jewellery was taken. and gardaí are appealing for any information.