Friday 14 December 2018

Cab raids: Receipt for €8,500 bed, cash and drugs among items seized in early morning searches

One man has been arrested as the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) and a number of Garda national units carried out raids in counties across the country.
One man has been arrested as the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) and a number of Garda national units carried out raids in counties across the country.
Cash seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Mercedes Benz seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Strimmers and lawn mowers seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Cash seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Garda at this morning's CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Rolex watch seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Cash seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana

Sasha Brady

One man has been arrested as the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) and a number of Garda national units carried out raids in counties across the country.

Searches took place in counties Dublin, Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan targeting the proceeds of organised crime.

Strimmers and lawn mowers seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Strimmers and lawn mowers seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana

One man has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

During the course of this morning's search, a number of items were seized, as well as €27,800 in cash and £1,570.

Mercedes Benz seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Mercedes Benz seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana

Among the items seized were two stolen caravans, one Mercedes Benz car, a selection of strimmers and lawn mowers and a Rolex watch.

A receipt for an €8,500 bed was also discovered.

Rolex watch seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Rolex watch seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana

Illegal drugs were seized, including cannabis herb and cocaine with a street value of approximately €1,000.

A garda spokesperson said that they are examining a number of documents and mobile phones.

Cash seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana
Cash seized in the CAB raid. Pic: An Garda Siochana

A freezing order has been made on a substantial sum of money in a financial institution.

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