Mon, 25 Jan 2021

Gardai instigate operation targeting Organised Crime Group

Conor Trindle
25 Nov 2020, 20:02 GMT+10

CO LOUTH, Ireland - The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) has carried out six searches in County Louth as part of an operation targeting an Organised Crime Group involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the North East of the country.

The searches of five residential properties and a commercial premises, were carried out on Tuesday morning.

The Criminal Assets Bureau was assisted by the Emergency Response Unit, Louth Division and the Garda Dog Unit.

The following items of note were seized:
Half a kilo of Cocaine
A Ford Kuga
A Nissan X-Trail
€16,600 in cash

"Tuesday's operation is a significant development in an on-going Criminal Assets Bureau investigation conducted in conjunction with Garda attached to the Louth Division," a gardai statement published on Wednesday said. "Over the course of this on-going investigation €62,650 in cash believed to be the proceeds of crime has previously been seized."

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