Four arrested in Cahersiveen as part of an Operation Thor Day of Action

Four men have been arrested in Cahersiveen as part of an Operation Thor Day of Action.

Gardaí arrested and charged four men following the seizure of approximately €500 of suspected cocaine, cannabis and controlled drugs in Caherciveen today.

As part of an Operation Thor Day of Action, six searches were carried out at residential properties in the Caherciveen area today.

The operation involved members from Caherciveen Garda Station, the Divisional Drugs Unit, Divisional Roads Policing Unit, Regional Dog Unit and Armed Support Unit.

Gardaí arrested and charged four men following the seizure of approximately €500 of suspected drugs which will now be sent for analysis.

A crime prevention stand and three checkpoints were set up for Gardaí to give the relevant crime prevention advice on topics such as fraud, bogus traders, personal safety and home security.

Members from the Roads Policing Unit and the Regional Dog Unit also visited Scoil Saidhbhín primary school and spoke to students about road safety and the duties that Gardaí and the Dog Unit do on a daily basis.

This operation was primarily focused on intelligence gathering and disrupting the sale, distribution and use of controlled drugs in South Kerry.