It is alleged that the Clontarf School Troopy was stolen on 18 March 2019 at around midnight.
It appears that the Troppy was stolen from of the staff members from Clontarf.
It is alleged that 2 underage youth first stole the vehicle and then they collected many other youth and went for a joy ride around town and it appears they headed for a desert community.
The Troopy was found 21 March 2019 along with the underage person who stole it.
It was apparent that the Police knew it was stolen but did not chase because it was full of kids.
Troopies are renown for being top heavy and easy to roll, thus to avoid any accident, no chase was undertaken.