Over €60,000 In Cash And Cannabis Seized By CAB

A man in his 40s was arrested during the operation.

Over €60,000 in cash and cannabis have been seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

The search operation was conducted by Bureau Officers supported by the Regional Armed Support Unit, Gardaí attached to Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Cork and Westmeath and the Revenue Customs Dog Unit.

€59,000 in cash, €2,000 worth of cannabis, documentation and electronic devices were seized following searches in Westmeath Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon and Cork.

A man in his 40s was arrested under the Misuse of Drugs act, and was being detained in a Garda station in Westmeath.

He has since being released without charge, with a file being prepared for the DPP.

The search operation conducted this morning marks significant progress in an ongoing proceeds of crime investigation targeting multiple properties and land believed to be acquired with the proceeds of crime.

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