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Major police operation catches 13 burglars in Aargau

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Nov. 19, 2018

Authorities in canton Aargau netted 13 burglars over the weekend in a major operation combining different agencies, including police, border guards and transport officials.

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Checkpoints were set up on roads and vehicles checked while officers patrolled burglary hotspots.

During the operation there were arrests of people in Switzerland illegally, some had cash and drugs and others were prepared to break-in to properties as they were carrying torches and screwdrivers.

Two were also caught after a brief car chase.

On Saturday evening two young people were caught red handed after breaking into a business. They had pepper spray, tools and cash

Aargau police say 6 drivers were caught behind with the wheel while under the influence of drink or drugs.

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