CAB carry out searches in Bray and Newtown

The Criminal Assets Bureau, assisted by local Gardaí, the Garda Emergency Response Unit, Garda Region Support Unit and Garda Public Order Units conducted a search in the Bray and Newtownmountkennedy areas of Wicklow this morning 21st February 2018.

Five searches were carried out and approximately €6000 and £5200 cash, an imitation firearm, imitation ammunition, and a TV were seized.
Documents and mobile phones/devices are also being examined. A freezing order has been made in respect of approximately €144,000 in a bank account.

No arrests were made. CAB investigation into Wicklow based organised crime gang continues.

In a second separate and unrelated operation CAB, assisted by local Gardaí and Garda Armed Support Unit, conducted a search in the Dublin 8 area this morning, Wednesday the 21st February 2018. The search relates to a target believed to be connected with suspected members of an organised crime gang involved in the drugs trade.

One search of a residence was conducted in the Marrowbone Lane area of Dublin 8.
A 2011 Audi A4 S Line and a 2015 Citroen Berlingo Van have been seized as evidence.

A quantity of documents, mobile phones, 5 watches (including Rolex and Breitling) have been seized and are being examined by investigating officers.

No arrests were made. The CAB investigation into a South Dublin based Organised Crime Gang is continuing.

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