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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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# Organised Crime
Handgun and sum of cash seized during searches of Limerick properties
Cash in euro and sterling, jewellery and mobile phones were seized during the operation.
# Organised Crime
Herbal cannabis worth €220,000 seized in north Dublin raids
Two arrests were made following the searches on Friday.
# crime watch
CAB seizes Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and cash in north Dublin raid
The searches today formed part of an ongoing investigation into a local organised crime gang.
# Finglas
Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang
He is currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station.
# Organised Crime
Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches
A man in his 60s has been arrested.
# Declan Brady
'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'
Declan Brady was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.
# Belfast
11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs
Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.
# Organised Crime
'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers
Charlie Flanagan urged the community to work with the gardaí to tackle crime during a visit to Coolock in north Dublin this morning.
# Organised Crime
Gardaí find handgun with fitted silencer in wooded area in Blanchardstown
The operation targeting organised criminal activity took place yesterday evening.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
€40,000 frozen in account after CAB raids in Dublin and Laois
Phones, electronic devices and documentation seized during the searches will be analysed by specialists in CAB.
# Raids
CAB carries out raids on homes and solicitor's office in operation targeting international drug crime
Five homes and a solicitor’s office were searched during the operation.
# Organised Crime
Five men arrested over gangland activity in north Dublin
Gardaí have said that over 50 murder attempts have been foiled in recent years.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Man released without charge after cars, drugs and Harley Davidson motorcycle seized in major CAB searches in Limerick
The Criminal Assets Bureau called this morning’s search operation a “significant development”.
# Organised Crime
Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula
Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.
# Monaghan
Gardaí seize cash and Viagra pills in raids targeting organised crime gang in border region
CAB said that a total of eight searches were carried out in Monaghan.
# Organised Crime
Two arrests after large amount of stolen car parts seized
The parts were recovered in Meath and Kildare, gardaí said.
# Wexford
Two men to appear in court over €1.7m cash seizure
Five people were arrested after searches in Wexford and Dublin yesterday.
# wexford and dublin
Four men arrested after gardaí seize €1.2 million in cash
The operation was part of an investigation into organised crime.
# Organised Crime
Encrypted devices seized as gardaí carry out seven raids in Dublin city
A man was arrested and released without charge in relation to the seizure.
# Wexford
Fifth person arrested in crackdown on organised crime gang
The gang is suspected of being involved in commercial burglaries nationwide.
# Courts
Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man
Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.
# Dublin
Two arrests after gardaí spot shotgun being passed between vehicles
More than a million euro worth of drugs were discovered in follow-up searches.
# dublin and wicklow
Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau
A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today.
# Toto Riina
Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer
The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.
# Cahir
Two men to appear in court in connection with Tipperary organised crime
The men were arrested when gardaí searched a house in Cahir.
# Organised Crime
Four men in possession of jewellery arrested in Dublin after robbery in Westmeath
The four men are all from Dublin. One is in his 60s, one is in his 20s and two others are in their 30s.
# Organised Crime
Member of gang that trafficked 19 women into UK for prostitution jailed for four years
The gang made in excess of £150,000 from the operation.
# Organised Crime
Man (22) arrested after stolen motorbike, gun and drugs seized in Blanchardstown raid
The man is currently being held at Finglas Garda Station.
# Gangland
Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted
Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said in many of these circumstances offenders were found with weapons and wearing balaclavas.
# Meath
Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million
The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.
# New York
Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate
Members of the syndicate have also been charged with robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy and firearms offences.
# West Dublin
Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown
No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.
# Italy
Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal
The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.
# Wexford
Man in his 20s arrested as part of crackdown on organised crime
The man was arrested in Gorey on Sunday.
# Operation Thor
Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port
Irish men aged 38 and 29 were arrested as part of Operation Thor.
# Overdoses
A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex
Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.
# Organised Crime
Cannabis worth €500,000 seized outside shopping centre in Kildare
Two men were arrested at the scene.
# Wayne Dundon
Convicted murderer Wayne Dundon appeals his life sentence for the shooting of Roy Collins
Dundon and Killeen had been handed mandatory life sentences for the murder of the businessman.
# Organised Crime
Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
Ammunition and component parts of firearms were also found.
# Organised Crime
Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
A man in his 40s has been arrested.