21 Search Operations Conducted Across 8 Counties

A series of search operations have been carried across eight counties as part of an operation targeting the assets and activities of an Organised Criminal Group involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs.

The Criminal Assets Bureau with the assistance of the Garda Emergency Response Unit, Garda Regional Armed Support Unit (Western Region) and local Gardaí attached to the Longford Garda District conducted some 21 search operations on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Searches were conducted across eight counties: Longford, Offlay, Laois Westmeath, Tipperary, Cavan, Roscommon and Dublin.

Five residential premises and sixteen business premises were targeted.

A male in his 20s has been arrested by local Gardaí under the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud) Offences Act, 2001.

The following items have been seized:

• 191 Ford Focus

• 181 Ford Focus (2)

• 181 Ford Ranger

• 161 Ford Focus (2)

• TuffMac car trailer

• Car towing dolly

• 3 Rolex watches

• Designer Handbags

• 18,600 Euros cash

• Fake 20 euro notes

• Financial documents

• Computers and mobile phones

• Drugs paraphernalia.


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