03/12/2012

Six Men Arrested In Organised Crime Investigation

Six men have been arrested by gardai investigating organised crime in County Kilkenny.

The arrested were made during searches co-ordinated by Thomastown Garda Station.

A number of items were also seized during the operation.

The men are being held in garda stations in Thomastown, Waterford and Wexford.

(CD/GK)

Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

13 March 2020
Third Irish National Charged With Drugs And Firearms Offences In The UK
A 52-year-old Irish man has been charged with drugs and firearms offences by the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency officers as part of an ongoing investigation undertaken with the cooperation of Gardaí. Two other Irish nationals (males aged 37 and 41) were previously charged in connection with the same investigation.
30 March 2015
Men Arrested Over Santry Cannabis Seizure
Cannabis worth an estimated €150,000 has been seized from a home in Larchill, Santry in Dublin, on Saturday. Gardaí arrested four men in connection with the find. They are due to appear in court on Monday.
09 April 2014
Men Arrested Over €1m Cocaine And Heroin Find
Heroin and cocaine, with an estimated street value of €1m, has been recovered in a house search in Ballyfermot on Tuesday. Gardaí arrested two men, aged in their 30s, at the scene after officers uncovered 13kgs of cocaine worth an estimated €900,000 and 1.5kgs of heroin, with an estimated value of €225,000.
28 August 2013
Men Arrested After Garda Car Rammed Seriously Injuring Officer
Two men have been arrested and a female garda officer injured in an incident in Swords, Co Dublin. Garda have reported that the officers car was rammed when she responded to a call of a car acting suspiciously in Cian Lea estate at around 03:25 on Wednesday morning.
21 February 2013
Men Arrested In Garda Raids In Dundalk
A garda search targeting criminal and subversive activity has lead to the arrest of two men in Dundalk, Co Louth. Various properties at six locations in Dundalk were targeted in the early morning seaches, which garda said where not directly related to the investigation into the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.