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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted
# Gangland
# Gangland

Gardaí have prevented more than 30 gangland shootings since the feud erupted

Aug 24th 2017, 1:45 PM 10,412 Views 39 Comments

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said in many of these circumstances offenders were found with weapons and wearing balaclavas.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million
# Meath
# Meath

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

Jun 27th 2017, 4:51 PM 16,106 Views 4 Comments

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

# organised-crime - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate
# New York
# New York

Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate

Jun 11th 2017, 12:00 PM 16,403 Views 0 Comments

Members of the syndicate have also been charged with robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy and firearms offences.

# organised-crime - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown

Jun 1st 2017, 1:47 PM 13,470 Views 10 Comments

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

# organised-crime - Monday 15 May, 2017

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal
# Italy
# Italy

Mafia clan and Catholic group busted in migrant scandal

May 15th 2017, 7:45 PM 19,726 Views 44 Comments

The Arena clan, a family belonging to a powerful crime syndicate, allegedly syphoned off money from the state destined for migrants.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Man in his 20s arrested as part of crackdown on organised crime
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man in his 20s arrested as part of crackdown on organised crime

May 9th 2017, 10:58 AM 11,256 Views 11 Comments

The man was arrested in Gorey on Sunday.

# organised-crime - Monday 1 May, 2017

Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Two arrests as €50k worth of stolen industrial and gardening tools seized at Dublin port

May 1st 2017, 8:54 AM 49,897 Views 41 Comments

Irish men aged 38 and 29 were arrested as part of Operation Thor.

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex

May 1st 2017, 12:10 AM 24,617 Views 15 Comments

Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.

# organised-crime - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Cannabis worth €500,000 seized outside shopping centre in Kildare
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cannabis worth €500,000 seized outside shopping centre in Kildare

Apr 6th 2017, 7:59 AM 16,908 Views 34 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene.

# organised-crime - Monday 3 April, 2017

Convicted murderer Wayne Dundon appeals his life sentence for the shooting of Roy Collins
# Wayne Dundon
# Wayne Dundon

Convicted murderer Wayne Dundon appeals his life sentence for the shooting of Roy Collins

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:15 PM 25,359 Views 0 Comments

Dundon and Killeen had been handed mandatory life sentences for the murder of the businessman.

# organised-crime - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:08 AM 12,252 Views 0 Comments

Ammunition and component parts of firearms were also found.

# organised-crime - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane

Apr 1st 2017, 10:10 AM 14,679 Views 20 Comments

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath

Mar 15th 2017, 7:12 PM 20,507 Views 8 Comments

Heroin, crack cocaine and a submachine gun were found during searches today and yesterday.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 PM 19,809 Views 9 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

Jan 25th 2017, 5:30 PM 35,521 Views 18 Comments

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

# organised-crime - Friday 30 December, 2016

Two men arrested in Dublin 7 drugs seizure
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Two men arrested in Dublin 7 drugs seizure

Dec 30th 2016, 9:11 PM 18,826 Views 28 Comments

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €83,000 was seized by Gardaí.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick
# Rathkeale
# Rathkeale

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick

Dec 14th 2016, 2:54 PM 11,019 Views 17 Comments

The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang

Oct 18th 2016, 8:23 PM 19,765 Views 13 Comments

Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.

Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown

Oct 18th 2016, 11:54 AM 21,895 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí say that the raids are ongoing.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch

Sep 14th 2016, 12:13 PM 32,496 Views 21 Comments

The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí seize almost €200,000 in cash as part of investigation into organised crime in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize almost €200,000 in cash as part of investigation into organised crime in Meath

Sep 13th 2016, 6:06 PM 18,258 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí hope the operation will disrupt criminal networks engaged in money laundering arising from criminal activity.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Man charged over investigation into organised crime
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man charged over investigation into organised crime

Jul 3rd 2016, 1:07 PM 21,661 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested during an intelligence-led operation targeting criminals.

# organised-crime - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace

May 19th 2016, 1:42 PM 11,650 Views 20 Comments

He managed to stay on the grounds for seven minutes before being arrested.

# organised-crime - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

May 1st 2016, 7:45 AM 13,487 Views 20 Comments

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown
# South-east
# South-east

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:52 PM 49,560 Views 0 Comments

Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday
# Courts
# Courts

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday

Mar 9th 2016, 10:18 PM 33,735 Views 0 Comments

The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.

# organised-crime - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity
# Dublin
# Dublin

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity

Feb 6th 2016, 7:01 PM 30,319 Views 15 Comments

Suspicious activity was reported in the Limekiln Lane area of Dublin.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 26,598 Views 22 Comments

Police were then later involved in a shootout with the suspected assailants.

# organised-crime - Monday 21 December, 2015

New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs
# Cross-border Crime
# Cross-border Crime

New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs

Dec 21st 2015, 4:30 PM 10,570 Views 28 Comments

A new interagency task force is being set up to tackle the threat posed by gangs exploiting the border between north and south.

# organised-crime - Sunday 27 September, 2015

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime

Sep 27th 2015, 6:01 PM 22,316 Views 9 Comments

Two cars and houses were searched as part of the investigation.

# organised-crime - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it's too late
# Opinion
# Opinion

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it's too late

Aug 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 320 Views 92 Comments

Some rickshaw owners in the capital are bringing in €15,000 a week in untaxed income, and organised crime is beginning to take note writes Derek Keating.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

Jul 22nd 2015, 1:40 PM 18,731 Views 17 Comments

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# organised-crime - Friday 12 June, 2015

Three in court after €1 million worth of cannabis found hidden with soap
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Three in court after €1 million worth of cannabis found hidden with soap

Jun 12th 2015, 2:11 PM 19,286 Views 42 Comments

The men are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 March, 2015

Seven armed men arrested after Gardaí stop van
# Dublin
# Dublin

Seven armed men arrested after Gardaí stop van

Mar 13th 2015, 5:01 PM 31,461 Views 61 Comments

The men’s ages ranged from early twenties to mid fifties.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

Feb 11th 2015, 6:25 PM 15,698 Views 29 Comments

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

# organised-crime - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area

Feb 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 20,903 Views 24 Comments

A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation

Feb 4th 2015, 7:56 AM 8,345 Views 27 Comments

A processing plant, millions of cigarettes, cash and a van was seized.

# organised-crime - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning

Jan 29th 2015, 3:05 PM 14,248 Views 14 Comments

The raids were carried out in Kildare, Dublin, Cork and Louth.

# organised-crime - Thursday 25 September, 2014

PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation
# Do You Smell That?
# Do You Smell That?

PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation

Sep 25th 2014, 11:10 AM 8,229 Views 40 Comments

“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”

# organised-crime - Friday 19 September, 2014

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath

Sep 19th 2014, 2:23 PM 8,613 Views 11 Comments

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.