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Operation Thor – 3 Men Arrested, Golf Club Burglaries – 16th February 2023

Issue Date: 17th February 2023

As part of Operation Thor, Gardaí from the Laois/Offaly and Meath Divisions carried out a search of a premises in Ashbourne, Co.Meath on Thursday evening, 16th February 2023.

The search was carried out following burglaries which had occurred in recent days at a number of Golf Clubs around the country.

Two vehicles were seized as part of the search operation and three men were arrested. Two of the men are aged in their 20s and one is in his late teens.

All three are currently detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006 in a number of Garda Stations in the midlands. They can be detained for up to 7 days.

An Garda Síochána has crime prevention officers placed throughout the country in each Division. These officers are available to advise and assist the public and business community. Further details on these officers can be obtained at local Garda stations.

Investigations ongoing.