Issue Date: 23rd November 2022
On Wednesday 23rd November, 2022 as part of Operation Thor Winter phase 2022/2023, an operation was put in place by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau assisted by units from the Dublin Metropolitan Region, Eastern Region and North Western Region to target criminals suspected to be involved in high volume theft crime and other offences.
During the course of this operation a male in his 60’s and a female in her 40’s were arrested this morning Wednesday in Dublin. Both were subsequently detained at Naas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.
Assistant Commissioner Paul Cleary, Organised and Serious Crime said that "Operation Thor which was launched in October, 2022 continues to target organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity based on intelligence and crime trends. This Operation is focussed on reducing harm to the community through the co-ordination of Garda resources".