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Galway city mayor Padraig Conneely repeated his call for the gardai to do more to stop the “booming trade” of a city centre brothel, adding that he continues to be concerned about human trafficking.
Crime in the city last year was down 10 per cent with a total of 6,707 incidents detected, according to the latest Garda Report presented to members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee.
Thefts of home heating oil have increased significantly in the last four to six weeks with the culprits becoming so professional that 1,000 litres of oil can be stolen in just 15 minutes.
The investigation into the hit and run incident which led to the tragic death of Gerard Keane is very much active with gardai renewing their appeal for information, Chief Superintendent Tom Curley told members of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee this week.
Galway gardai attending scenes of accidents involving stray horses are currently being left to deal with the potentially dangerous animals without the services of specialised contractors, a meeting of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee was told this week.
There was more than €3 million worth of cannabis seized in rural districts between January 1 and October 31 this year by Galway gardai who will undergo even further extensive training and upskilling in order to crack down on drug related crime.
There is a “worrying” increase in the use of heroin, a trend which has resulted in the drugs unit upskilling gardai throughout the county, the Galway City Joint Policing Committee was told this week.
There are a number of undercover and surveillance operations being carried out by gardai in relation to two suspected brothels and organised prostitution taking place in the city.
Galway gardai require more powers of seizure in order to tackle the potentially dangerous presence of rickshaws on the city’s footpaths and streets, the Joint Policing Committee was told this week.
The skeleton of a horse showing signs that the animal had been burnt while still alive was discovered near a playground during the summer, according to city councillor Terry O’Flaherty who along with fellow members of the Galway City Joint Policing Committee is calling for education initiatives to be set up and for gardai to be given more powers to react to reports of cruelty.