Major Garda raids carried out in Meath

Thursday, 11th April, 2019 3:49pm

Major Garda raids carried out in Meath

Members of the Criminal Assets Bureau CAB) and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), with the assistance of the Garda Emergency Response Unit (ERU), the Garda Special Crime Task Force (SCTF), the Garda Dog and Revenue Customs Dog Units conducted a search operations in Meath targeting the assets and activities of an international organised Crime Gang involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs. Searches were also carried out in  Dublin and Waterford.
Five  residential premises and one  solicitors premises were searched.
Documentation in relation to the ownership of assets, financial documentation, mobile phones and electronic storage devices were seized and are currently being examined by Bureau Officers. No arrests were made.
 A spokesperson from  An Garda Siochana said "today’s search operation is a significant development in the CAB investigation and will be seen as a major upset to the network used by this organised crime gang to launder the proceeds of their drug dealing activities."

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