Ireland Gardai arrest 24 people in South Dublin as part of ongoing drugs operation

17:39  19 july  2017
17:39  19 july  2017 Source:   Independent.ie

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GARDAI HAVE ARRESTED 24 people in Dublin after an undercover operation which involved officers making test drug purchases to catch street dealers in the act. The sting operation was part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Tallaght area.

The 24 people were arrested for a range of offences including theft, assault, fraud, burglary and drug charges in Thomastown. Gardai conducted a day-long operation as part of investigations into recent burglaries, robberies and the sale and supply of controlled drugs .

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The 24 have been charged and will appear before Tallaght District Court on Monday, July 24.

In a statement, gardai said that 74 buys were made during the operation.

The crackdown is part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Tallaght area.

The operation was launched in mid-2016 by the Street Purchasing Unit attached to the Drugs and Organised Crime Unit and with intelligence from the Tallaght Drugs Unit.

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