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Drug Dealers "Terrorising" People In Westmeath

A local councillor thinks a return to community policing would see a change.

Drug dealers in Westmeath are terrorising decent people.

Fianna Fail's Aengus O'Rourke also says one estate in Athlone is out of control with anti-social behaviour and crime.

He says he has knowledge of council tenants actively engaging in selling drugs, and that tenant agreements aren't worth the paper they're on.

Councillor O'Rourke believes a lack of willingness to enforce the rules by the local authority is enabling the behaviour. 

He thinks a return to an older garda model of community policing would see a change:

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