This morning at 7am Gardaí began a high-visibility policing operation to prevent and detect high volume crimes (burglaries and thefts).
Gardai said the operation focused in particular on intelligence gathering, warrant executions, searches, arrests, crime detection and crime prevention.
Officers congregated at the train station in Newbridge to prevent and detect anti-social behaviour, drug dealing and bicycle theft.
The operation is being carried out by local Gardaí and is supported by the Garda Dog and Mounted Units the Armed Support Unit and Divisional Roads Policing Units.
More details to follow:/