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Woman arrested in new Operation Stratus search in Drogheda

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Items seized by Gardai on Saturday February 8, 2020. Photo Credit: An Garda Siochana.

A woman has been arrested after Gardai in Drogheda conducted a number of searches today as part of Operation Stratus.

Officers conducted a number of searches at locations across the town. During these searches, Gardai discovered and seized drugs and a large sum of cash.

The female, in her late 30s, was arrested on Saturday and is currently detained at Drogheda Garda Station.

Operation Stratus was initiated by Gardai in the Louth Division and commenced in October 2018 in Drogheda. It consists of high visibility patrols and checkpoints, days of action and covert policing initiatives, targeting specific parties engaged in feud-related criminality.

It involves Detective, Drugs & Crime Units, Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and the Emergency Response Unit, as well as the Roads Policing Unit and Community Engagement personnel.

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