09/01/2019

Houses And Businesses Searched In Co Monaghan Operation

Six houses and two businesses have been raided in a major garda operation in County Monaghan.

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau, assisted by armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit (ERU), launched the search operation in the early hours of this morning, 09 January, as part of an investigation into organised crime in the border region.

Approximately €10,000 in cash, documents, electronic devices including mobile phones, and viagra tablets, were seized during the course of the operation.

No arrests were made and investigations are continuing.


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