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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Operation Thor

This year
Three guns, ammunition and drugs seized from vacant waste land in Finglas
A Scorpion Machine Pistol was one of the firearms seized by Gardaí.
40 alleged burglary suspects and repeat offenders targeted in a garda blitz across north Dublin
The operation was part of the Winter Phase of Operation Thor which targets burglaries and other serious crime in winter months.
Three men arrested following spate of burglaries at golf clubs around the country
Two vehicles were also seized.
Four arrested in Kildare in relation to series of thefts
A large quantity of suspected stolen property was recovered.
Man arrested and vehicles seized as part of probe into burglaries in mid-Leinster
The arrest and seizures were made as part of an investigation carried out under Operation Thor.
Last year
Two teens arrested in relation to house burglary and assault of woman in Co Kildare
Armed support unit officers took part in the searches alongside Gardaí from Clane and Naas.
Man and woman arrested after garda operation targeting organised burglary gangs
The winter phase of Operation Thor began last month.
Gardaí arrest 28 people in burglary crackdown in South Dublin
The arrests came as part of Operation Thor.
13 people due in court following north Dublin burglary investigation
A total of 35 charges brought before the courts include burglary, trespass and handling of stolen property.
Gardaí arrest 14 in Offaly for separate offences
Gardaí from Tullamore, Clara and Edenderry carried out searches, patrols and checkpoints across the county.
Three men arrested as gardaí recover suspected stolen property including chain saw and quad
Gardaí recovered the goods after a van was stopped and searched in Portlaoise yesterday.
Five men charged in relation to burglaries across the south of the country
The men are set to appear before Bandon District Court this morning.
All time
33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft
Some 15 planned arrests resulted in 10 theft offences, one road traffic offence, three drugs offences and one count of fraud.
People urged to be vigilant ahead of expected spike in burglaries
Burglaries and related crimes generally increase in the winter months.
Five males arrested and €70,000 in cash seized by gardaí in Dublin
The males were arrested on suspicion of money laundering.
Going to be away this Christmas? Here are some top tips from the gardaí to avoid getting burgled
Gardaí will be targeting burglary gangs nationwide this winter.
Gardaí arrest 17 people and seize thousands of euro worth of drugs in Cork
The arrests were made in relation to recent incidents of burglary, theft and possession of drugs.
Five men arrested after gardaí stop car with false registration in Carlow
A high-powered car and property believed to have been stolen a short time earlier was seized.
Gardaí arrest 10 people and seize thousands of euro worth of drugs in West Cork
West Cork gardaí held a day of action yesterday.
Vehicles seized across the country as gardaí carry out checkpoints in lead up to Christmas period
Operation Thor checkpoints were carried out yesterday in 15 districts.
Man charged after colliding with unmarked Garda car during pursuit in Co Meath
The pursuit began when a man failed to stop for gardaí patrolling as part of Operation Thor.
Criminal gang targeting cars parked at five-a-side football pitches located near M50
At least seven areas have been targeted in recent months.
Man (20s) arrested and charged with burglary and theft offences in Co Limerick
He is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.
One man (23) arrested and €33,000, vehicles and watches seized during searches
It comes following a targeted investigation into a South Dublin crime gang.
22 people arrested in relation to crime during day of action in Kilkenny and Carlow
The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor.
34 people arrested by gardaí in Kilkenny and Carlow
The offences for which people were arrested include theft, assault, and sale and supply of illegal drugs.
Man arrested in relation to importation of child sex abuse material during 'day of action' in Cork
Gardaí made 17 arrests as part of Operation Thor in west Cork.
Four men to appear in court today after burglaries in Mayo
A teenage boy was also arrested but has been released without charge.
17 people arrested during 'day of action' in Cork city
Eight people were arrested for drugs, burglary and theft offences.
Gun seized as gardaí arrest man in his 20s in Kildare
The man is currently detained at Kildare Garda Station.
5 people arrested after power tools, cocaine and prescription drugs seized in Co Clare
As part of Operation Thor, gardaí carried out a day of action in the Ennis area today.
Garda stats show winter burglaries drop by 50% in four years
The latest stats have been released Under Reservation by the Central Statistics Office.
Gardaí arrest 29 people in blitz on Cork based thieves and drug dealers
Over €12,000 worth of drugs were also seized.
Two men arrested after cash, cigarettes and phones stolen from businesses overnight
The burglaries took place in Co Wicklow and Co Wexford overnight.
Gardaí arrest 15 people in Wexford and seize €85,000 worth of drugs during sting operation
The searches were carried out yesterday under Operation Thor.
Gardaí arrest 22 people in crackdown on alleged burglary gangs
They were arrested by gardaí in the Carlow/Kilkenny division.
Gardaí arrest 18 people in Carlow; 10 people have been charged
The arrests took place yesterday by the Gardaí’s Carlow-Kilkenny division.
Fifth person arrested in crackdown on organised crime gang
The gang is suspected of being involved in commercial burglaries nationwide.
Gardaí hit 11 Wexford houses in early morning raid targeting organised burglary gangs
Four people have been arrested.
3 people arrested after Kilkenny supermarket burglary
The arrests were made as part of Operation Thor.