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Greek Grandma, 87, Faces Trial for Shooting Burglar in Her Own Home

An 87-year-old Greek grandmother in Pyrgos, in the Peloponnese, will go on trial for shooting a burglar who broke into her home. The elderly woman says she had simply had it with burglars, who have broken in and stolen from...

Burglars Steal €1 Million in Cinematic Heist in Metamorphosis

The headquarters of a company based in the Athens suburb of Metamorphosis was robbed during the early hours of Thursday, according to Greek media reports. The sophisticated burglars managed to deactivate all the alarms that were placed in the building and...

Burglars Steal Expensive Medical Equipment From Athens Hospital

A burglary at the Agios Savvas Hospital in Athens in the early morning hours on Monday left the clinic with several pieces of expensive medical equipment missing. The staff who started their shift at 7 am found that the gastroenterological...

Two Men Arrested for Greek Orthodox Church Burglary

Detectives from the Rosebud Crime Investigation Unit have arrested two men in relation to a burglary at a Greek Orthodox Church in Red Hill in July. The men were arrested following a number of warrants conducted this morning and...

Police Officer Murdered While Trying to Stop Burglery

A police officer lost his life in the city Andravida, southwestern Greece, while he was trying to prevent a burglary on Sunday. The 35 year-old police officer, father of two, despite being off duty, tried to arrest the thief as soon as...

Thebes: Ancient Priceless Coins Found in Burglar's House

Greek police have uncovered a priceless treasure while searching the home of a 29-year-old man who had recently committed at least six burglaries around Thebes. One gold and three silver coins were recovered and police are conducting an investigation to determine...

New "Golden" Break-In on Rhodes

According to the police, an organized gang is behind the repeated burglary cases in Archangelos, Rhodes. The reason police officers have reached this conclusion, is because  the  perpetrators target only the homes of the area’s wealthy citizens. Another "golden" burglary identical...

Albanian Burglar Shot to Death by Greek Student While Defending his Property

A 23-year-old Greek student shot an Albanian burglar to death at 4 a.m. on Thursday in Peania, Athens. It all started at 2 a.m. when two Albanian burglars broke into a house in the region of Peania, but soon after...

Thieves steal Picasso and Mondrian from Greek National Gallery in 7 Minutes!

Greek police say thieves have broken into the country's biggest art museum in Athens and stolen two paintings and a sketch. A police spokeswoman stated that the theft at the state National Art Gallery took place before dawn on Monday....

Greek Diamond Ring Thief in Custody

Greek George Georgiou from Melbourne stole a $1 million diamond ring in March 2009 from the CBD jewellery store Hardy Brothers Jewellers. Then he fled to Thailand where he attempted to sell the 9.1 carat ring for just $300,000. The...