23 arrests to date in Kilkenny during Operation Storm

Mary Cody

Reporter:

Mary Cody

Email:

mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Operation Storm

Gardaí have arrested 23 people in relation to suspected criminal activity as part of Operation Storm which is ongoing around Kilkenny City and county.

Over 100 gardaí including members of the Air Support Unit, the Dog Unit, the Mounted Unit and the Armed Response Unit are all involved in the operation.

16 people have been charged in relation to alleged offences and 13 premises have been searched.

A total of 38 checkpoints are in place at locations around Kilkenny and a number of community engagement and crime prevention events are also planned.