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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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# Organised Crime
Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath
Heroin, crack cocaine and a submachine gun were found during searches today and yesterday.
# Organised Crime
Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath
Two men have been arrested.
# crackdown
Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search
A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.
# Organised Crime
Two men arrested in Dublin 7 drugs seizure
Cannabis with an estimated street value of €83,000 was seized by Gardaí.
# Rathkeale
Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick
The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.
# Organised Crime
Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang
Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.
# Organised Crime
Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown
Gardaí say that the raids are ongoing.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch
The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.
# Organised Crime
Gardaí seize almost €200,000 in cash as part of investigation into organised crime in Meath
Gardaí hope the operation will disrupt criminal networks engaged in money laundering arising from criminal activity.
# Investigation
Man charged over investigation into organised crime
He was arrested during an intelligence-led operation targeting criminals.
# Security Breach
Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace
He managed to stay on the grounds for seven minutes before being arrested.
# Crime
Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs
The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.
# South-east
Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown
Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.
# Courts
Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday
The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.
# Dublin
Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity
Suspicious activity was reported in the Limekiln Lane area of Dublin.
# Organised Crime
Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office
Police were then later involved in a shootout with the suspected assailants.
# Cross-border crime
New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs
A new interagency task force is being set up to tackle the threat posed by gangs exploiting the border between north and south.
# West Dublin
€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime
Two cars and houses were searched as part of the investigation.
Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it's too late
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
Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia
The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.
# Organised Crime
Three in court after €1 million worth of cannabis found hidden with soap
The men are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice.
# Dublin
Seven armed men arrested after Gardaí stop van
The men’s ages ranged from early twenties to mid fifties.
# Organised Crime
Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin
A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.
# Organised Crime
Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.
# Organised Crime
Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation
A processing plant, millions of cigarettes, cash and a van was seized.
# Organised Crime
Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning
The raids were carried out in Kildare, Dublin, Cork and Louth.
# do you smell that?
PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation
“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”
# Organised Crime
Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath
Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.
# Investigation
Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid
Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.
Man released over human trafficking investigation in Armagh
PSNI detectives are sending a file to the Public Prosecution Service following labour exploitation operation.
# Organised Crime
100 gardaí involved in morning crime raids in Waterford
The operation is ongoing.
# War On Drugs
€1.5 million worth of cannabis herb found in Dublin business park
Six men were arrested in two drugs seizures today.
# Organised Crime
Crime boss Christopher Zambra shot up to 8 times in Drimnagh shooting
The 39-year-old was visiting his sister’s home on Cooley Road yesterday when he was ambushed by a number of gunmen.
# Organised Crime
Drimnagh shooting victim found dead in front garden
The shooting occurred just before 3pm today on the Cooley Road.
# Organised Crime
"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia
“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.
# dougie moran
Witness appeal after major criminal linked to John Gilligan gunned down [pics]
Stephen ‘Dougie’ Moran was shot dead outside his house at a Lucan housing estate last night. A burnt out car was found nearby.
# Operation Fiacla
17-year-old girl among five arrested in organised crime crackdown
The arrests formed part of two ongoing Garda investigations.
# Mafia
Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire
Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.
# operation wireless
Cocaine worth €385,000 and parts of 8 stolen vehicles seized
Gardaí carried out 419 searches and arrested 89 people during a planned operation nationwide yesterday.
# operation majesty
Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed
To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.