18 arrested over criminality in Drogheda
Some 34 searches were conducted at houses in the area.
Eighteen people have been arrested by gardai in Drogheda.
They carried out 34 searches as part of a “day of action” under Operation Stratus, which targets criminality within the district.
Thirty searches were conducted at houses in the district and four separate hunts carried out under drugs-related warrants.
Sixteen people were arrested over outstanding warrants and two on suspicion of the commission of criminal acts within the district in recent weeks.
A 23-year-old man has since been charged and released on bail.
As part of the same day of action, the Road Policing Unit seized a total of seven vehicles and issued 38 on-the-spot penalty notices for various road traffic offences.
One woman was arrested under the Public Order Act.