A number of arrests have been made following an operation in Waterford targeting criminal activity.

Gardaí said 31 people were arrested during Operation Storm, which was carried out yesterday and Tuesday, for offences including theft, assault, criminal damage and burglary.

Sixteen people were charged and will appear in court over the coming weeks.

A number of drug seizures were made and three vehicles were also seized

Gardaí said a number of checkpoints were in place around the city during the operation.