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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# drug dealers

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# Helen McEntee
Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers
While changes to the tax system for criminals is not presently being considered, Helen McEntee said the idea “wouldn’t be a bad thing”.
All time
# dognapping
Convicted drug dealer suspected of running dognapping ring as gardaí urge families to be vigilant
The number of dog thefts has increased over the past year.
# Gangland Crime
Shootings outside schools and knife attacks outside garda stations - Dublin's latest drugs feud
The feud has seen innocent members of the extended families of these criminals targeted.
# child drug dealers
Garda resourcing under spotlight as pre teens allegedly used in Ballymun drug trade
The drugs are cut and mixed in several locations before a network of taxis distribute the packages to dealers.
# midnight must read
Gardaí believe woman is using a national supermarket chain she works at to launder heroin cash
The woman is believed to be under orders from a heroin gang operating in the capital.
# opioid crisis
Donald Trump has suggested the 'ultimate penalty' for drug dealers
“We’re going to have to be very strong on penalties,” Trump said today.
# Drugs
Gardaí arrest 24 street dealers after sting operation in Tallaght
Undercover gardaí made over 74 ‘buys’ from dealers over the course of the operation.
# click and buy
Dealers using Irish courier firms to safely ferry drugs to customers
Revenue officer Liam Peakin warned about the rise in the trade.
# Duterte
Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter
And that he would do it again if he came across a public official misusing funds.
# War On Drugs
Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes
“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”
# drug dealers
Philippines president says threat to pull country out of UN was just a 'joke'
Rodrigo Duterte also attempted some light wordplay on genocide while talking to reporters.
# human rights concerns
Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs
Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.
# crackdown
"Shoot him and I'll give you a medal" - Philippine president encourages citizens to shoot drug dealers
Rodrigo Duterte has promised to end crime and corruption within six months of his presidency.
# Under Threat
Drug dealers are even targeting users' mothers to tighten their grip of fear
A new survey has brought this intimidation light.
# out on a lima
'Bible-toting' police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer
“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”
# helpful
Police offer to 'eliminate competition' for drug dealers
“Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?”
# crackdown
60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford
Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.
Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit
Robbing murderous criminals of revenues for selling a drug that’s no more harmful than tobacco and alcohol is a no-brainer.
# drug dealers
Policing 'does not have a link' with reducing the amount of drugs on our streets
That is the opinion of a study commissioned by the country’s drugs advisory board.
# crackdown
Six arrested in operation targeting Galway drug dealers
Gardaí said further arrests are expected in this operation that has been running since August last year.
# one bad tip
Couple attempt to tip their waitress with some crystal meth
At least they remembered to tip?
# heroin use
Heroin problem in Limerick is getting worse, says councillor
9 year old girl was hospitalised in Limerick after falling into a rubbish tip with used heroin syringe.