Limerick authorities have been diligently conducting an investigation into a series of letter theft cases that have afflicted various local businesses over an extended period. On a recent Monday, two young individuals found themselves in custody, charged with the pilfering of letters from the receiver of Messrs. Spillane, a widely recognized tobacco manufacturer. Among the pilfered correspondence, one contained a cheque valued at £19, while another cheque bore the unfortunate mark of half-destruction.
As the investigation unfolds, it is becoming increasingly evident that this may not be an isolated incident. Law enforcement has hinted at the likelihood of further arrests connected to these unsettling occurrences, suggesting a broader issue that may be impacting the fabric of the Limerick community.
This breach of privacy and security serves as a stark reminder of the importance of safeguarding the sanctity of mail, ensuring its reliable and secure delivery, and reinforcing vigilance in the face of such transgressions.
Derby Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 30 December 1902