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Thursday 28 August 2014

Six arrested in series of early morning raids by drug squad

Caroline Crawford

Published 15/04/2014 | 10:23

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GARDAI in Galway have arrested six men in a series of early morning raids.

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The arrests were made as part of an ongoing operation into the sale of drugs in Galway city including heroin, cannabis and cocaine.

The raids, which were led by the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit, carried out under Operation Sandman, took place at various locations around the city.

The arrests came about following a surveillance operation which had been in place since last August. Warrants have also been issued for a further four men.

Six men are currently being detained at Galway Garda Station at Millstreet. They are expected to be brought before a special sitting of Galway District Court this afternoon.

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