Almost €200,000 Seized From Vehicle In Dublin

Almost €200,000 in cash has been seized by garda during a vehicle search in Dublin.

Gardaí attached to the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, assisted by the newly formed Special Crime Task Force, stopped and searched a vehicle in the vicinity of the Fonthill Road, Dublin 22 on Saturday, 27 August.

During the operation, Gardaí located and seized a significant amount of cash, concealed in the vehicle, estimated at €200,000.

A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene. He was detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 but has since been released from Garda custody without charge.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. The operation is ongoing.


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