Monday 24 October 2016

Two arrested and property seized by gardaí as part of Operation Thor

Published 05/08/2016 | 15:28

Some of the items seized in Tuam. Picture: garda Press Office
Some of the items seized in Tuam. Picture: garda Press Office

Gardaí have arrested two men and seized a drugs, cash and other property during a

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Shortly before 4pm on Thursday gardaí from Tuam, Co Galway, on active patrol as part of Operation Thor, stopped a car on the N17 at Farranamartin.

A spokesman confirmed that during a search of the vehicle property, drugs and cash was recovered.

Two men were arrested at the scene.

Both men, who are aged in their 20s and 40s, are currently detained at Tuam Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí believe that the items recovered are the proceeds of criminal activity counties Mayo, Galway and Clare in recent days. Investigating officers have appealed for the owners for the property to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station ph 093-70840.

The property recovered includes a camera, fishing rods & equipment, phones and tobacco.

An sum of cash and a quantity of cannabis herb (pending analysis) was also seized.

Gardaí from Tuam along with members of the Traffic Corps and local Detective Unit were involved in the operation.

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