Gardaí make 34 arrests during day of action in Carlow and Kilkenny

Gardaí make 34 arrests during day of action in Carlow and Kilkenny

Gardaí in Co. Kilkenny and Co. Carlow made 34 arrests yesterday as part of a day of action against crime.

Officers taking part in Operation Storm also seized three cars.

A number of the people arrested were suspected of theft, assault, burglaries, possession of drugs for sale and supply, making threats and possessing a firearm.

Gardaí and Kilkenny County Council also carried out a checkpoint at Templemartin, Co. Kilkenny, to catch anyone trying to dispose of waste illegally.

One person was found and a fixed payment notice was issued for not having a waste disposal permit on board.

One man is being questioned at Kilkenny Garda station in relation to a €25,000 cannabis seizure, while another two people appeared in court yesterday in connection with other offences.

Twelve were remanded on bail and are due to appear in court at a later date, while seven were arrested and later released with files being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ten arrests were made on foot of Active Bench Warrants.

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