Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Ceisteanna (770)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

892 Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of vehicles, stolen or otherwise recovered, from joyriding crime in the operational areas of Coolock, Raheny and Santry Garda stations on Dublin's northside during the years 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. [1682/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have had inquires made with the Garda authorities and the information sought by the Deputy is outlined in the following table:

Number of Unauthorised Takings/Vehicles located in Santry, Raheny and Coolock Districts 2000-2003

Year

District

No. of Unauthorised taking of Vehicles

Vehicles located in the area concerned

2000

Santry

199

84

Raheny

686

179

Coolock

405

164

Total

1290

427

2001

Santry

205

102

Raheny

600

338

Coolock

466

536

Total

1,271

976

2002

Santry

534

447

Raheny

469

309

Coolock

315

680

Total

1,318

1,436

2003

Santry

429

294

Raheny

517

226

Coolock

330

650

Total

1,276

1,170