Jack Quann
Jack Quann

08.03 17 Oct 2019


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Gardaí have arrested a total of 28 people following a day of action as part of Operation Thor in the Kilkenny/Carlow division.

On Wednesday, a number of planned searches were carried out at different locations - 22 people were arrested.

The offences include fraud, theft, assault, burglary and sexual offences and threats.

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The breakdown of these arrests are as follows:

  • One remains in custody under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act
  • Ten have been charged and bailed to appear at local district courts in the near future
  • Two were charged and brought before a sitting of Carlow District Court
  • Three have been charged and remanded in custody to prison
  • Two were released with files being prepared for the DPP
  • Three Adult Cautions were administered
  • One will be a GYDO [Garda Youth Diversion Office] referral through Juvenile Office

The total number of arrests stands at 28 - as a further six people were arrested on foot of warrants.

A total of seven warrants were executed.

There were also three vehicles detained under Section 41 of the Road Traffic Act - a stolen bicycle was also recovered.

A search was also carried out conducted in Graiguenemanagh, Co Kilkenny and around €2,300 worth of fireworks were seized.


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