Thirteen assumptions and locations in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny were searched as part of investigations into fresh burglaries, robberies and the sale and supply of controlled drugs.
Following this a reckon of 24 people were arrested, four of which were on entitlement and 20 for a range of offences including theft, assault, fraud, burglary and subservient to the Misuse of Drugs Acts.
Twelve people have been charged and determination appear at local sittings of Kilkenny District Court in the coming weeks.
Garda personnel supervised the activities of local criminals by means of checkpoints. A total of 23 checkpoints were announced out.