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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Gardai arrest 24 people in two days as part of Operation Thor

Garda crackdown. Stock picture
Garda crackdown. Stock picture
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gardai in Wicklow have arrested 24 people in two days as part of Operation Thor.

The arrests were carried out on February 15 and 16 as part of Operation Thor in the Wicklow area.

Five people have been arrested on bench warrants, two people have been arrested for theft offences and one person has been arrested for handling stolen property

One person arrested for domestic violence and two people have been arrest for burglary

Five premises have been searched as part of the operation.

Four people appeared in Bray Court yesterday on foot of Bench Warrants.

Four more people appeared at a special sitting of Bray Court this morning.

Two other people are still being questioned at Wicklow Garda Station.

In addition, since yesterday morning Gardai have conducted checkpoints around the Wicklow area and carried out searches in Wicklow, Wexford, Dublin and Cavan.

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