35 arrested over 48 hours in covert garda operations

Thursday 28th January 2016

Exercise functioning Sarto in Cavan, Operation Nero in Portlaoise and Operation Rhea in Blanchardstown were object networks that supply drugs in local areas.

Arrangements be experiencing been made to bring a total of 54 individuals before the several local courts, charged with over 240 offences contrary to the ‘Misusage of Drugs Act 1977/84’ collectively.

The operations were focused on drug trafficking, with a established emphasis on heroin dealing.

In total 47 men and 7 women, ranging in age from 15 to 49 years, are being pursued for drug trafficking offences.

19 offenders were charged in Cavan, 16 in Portlaoise and 19 in Blanchardstown.

Those arrested and weighted will appear in court this morning at 10.30am.

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