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IrelandGardai arrest 16 people in 'day of action' in Drogheda, Co Louth

19:00  23 may  2019
19:00  23 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Drogheda gang feud arrests Gardaí (Irish police) carry out searches as part of an operation targeting feuding gangs. Gardaí (Irish police) carried out 34 searches on Thursday as part of Operation Stratus. Since last summer, gardaí have dealt with more than 70 incidents related to the feuds. Violence in the town has included shootings, petrol bomb and pipe bomb attacks. Some 30 houses were searched and four other drugs searches took place. Sixteen of the people arrested were on outstanding warrants, and all have been brought before the courts.

Gardaí in Drogheda have confirmed that 16 people were arrested and 32 searches were carried out as part of a Day of Action under Operation Stratus. 14 people were arrested who had outstanding warrants within the Drogheda Garda District (DGD), while 30 searches were carried out in the district.

Gardaí in Drogheda have arrested 18 people and seized seven cars, as part of an operation targeting feuding gangs in the town. As part of the same day of action , the road policing unit seized seven cars and issued 38 on the spot penalty notices for various road traffic offences.

Gardai arrest 16 people in 'day of action' in Drogheda, Co Louth © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Drogheda Garda Station Gardaí arrested 16 people on Thursday morning in a "day of action" in Drogheda, Co Louth.

The arrests were made after 32 searches were carried out as part of an operation investigating criminality.

Officers arrested 14 people on the foot outstanding warrants within the Drogheda Garda District.

All 14 were brought before the District and Circuit Courts.

And two men, aged 23 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal acts in recent weeks.

The 19-year-old was charged and taken before Dundalk District Court.

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16 people have been arrested as part of a major Garda crackdown on crime gangs in Drogheda , Co . Louth . 30 searches of homes were also carried out under an Operation Stratus Day of Action earlier. Since Operation Stratus was set up late last year to target crime gangs in Drogheda , Gardai

© Getty Gardai (stock) Several people have been arrested following a day of action focused on crime in Co Waterford on Wednesday. Ten bench warrants and three arrest warrants were also executed during the day of action . 16 Charges were preferred. 3 Crime Prevention Stands were conducted.

The second man remains in custody at Drogheda Garda Station.

A garda spokeswoman said: "Gardaí in Drogheda arrested 16 people and 32 searches were conducted as part of a Day of Action carried out under Operation Stratus investigating criminality within the Drogheda Garda District.

"30 searches were conducted at houses in the District and 14 people were arrested on foot of outstanding warrants within the Drogheda Garda District.

"All 14 persons arrested have been brought before both the District and Circuit Courts of foot of these warrants.

"A further two men, 23 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal acts within the Drogheda Garda District in recent weeks.

"Two separate searches were conducted under a warrants issued under The Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 as amended."

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A Garda Operation ‘Operation Stratus’ commenced in October 2018 in Drogheda Co . Louth and has resulted in Speaking at Drogheda Garda Station Chief Superintendent Christy Mangan said - . “As Chief Superintendent in charge of the Louth Garda Division I want to assure the people of Drogheda

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Five vehicles were also seized and 35 on the spot penalty notices were issued in the area as part of the operation.

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