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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Seized

This month
May 2023
# operation tara
Man charged after suspected cocaine worth €70,000 seized in Tallaght
A woman in her 40s was also arrested but was released without charge.
This year
# Criminal Assets Bureau
€187k in cash, €500k worth of tobacco and Rolex watch seized in 13 separate searches
The searches were conducted across Dublin and Meath yesterday.
# operation tara
Man due in court over seizure of over €480,000 worth of drugs
He is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.
# Seized
Two men charged in connection with €2.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
The seizure was made after two vehicles and a home were searched.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and Louis Vuitton bags seized by CAB in Co Cavan raids
A total of €4,480 in cash was also seized and €115,000 was restrained in a bank account.
# Seized
Gardaí seize €75k worth of drugs in Galway as part of organised crime clampdown
The seizure was carried out under Operation Tara.
# Seized
Gardaí seize 15 Pit Bulls, two Rottweilers and two Alsations in animal welfare investigation
The animals are receiving medical attention.
# North Dublin
Man (22) arrested after Revenue officers seize over €339,000 worth of cocaine in north Dublin
The seizure was made in the north Dublin area earlier today.
Last year
# Finglas
Man (40s) charged after gardaí seize over €94,000 in cash in Dublin
The cash was seized following a search of a residence in Finglas yesterday.
# Dublin
Submachine gun, silencer and ammunition seized by gardaí in Finglas
The discovery was made during a search of a maintenance area at an apartment complex in Finglas on Friday.
# operation tara
Four arrested after gardaí seize nearly €300,000 worth of drugs in Dublin and Limerick
The searches were carried out as part of Operation Tara.
# Organised Crime
Man arrested and €300,000 of stolen property recovered during probe into organised crime group
The man arrested as part of this investigation is still being detained at Longford Garda Station.
# Cocaine
Two people arrested as €1.26 million worth of cocaine seized as vehicle searched at Dublin Port
The seizure was made as part of a joint operation by Revenue and gardaí.
# Longford Town
Man charged in relation to seizure of €110k of drugs and almost €30k in cash in Longford
The drugs and cash were seized during the search of two houses in Longford Town yesterday.
# Seized
Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port
The tobacco was found in a consignment that arrived into Dublin Port from the Netherlands.
# Balbriggan
Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin
Revenue officers seized 11.3kg worth of herbal cannabis in the Balbriggan area.
# Seized
Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes
The seizure was made at Dublin Port.
# Seized
Kinahan group suspected of involvement in plane carrying cocaine worth €8.4 million into Longford
It is believed the large shipment of drugs was due to be distributed to various parts of the country.
# hpra
Ivermectin: Seizures of false Covid 'cure' peaked last year, figures from drug watchdog show
The number are now tapering off.
# animal smuggling
Man arrested after PSNI seize 57 puppies, three dogs and a cat in Belfast
Police believe the animals were smuggled into Northern Ireland from the Republic and were destined to be sold in England and Scotland.
# Seized
Malaysian officials seize African elephant tusks and pangolin scales worth over €17 million
The contraband was discovered hidden behind sawn timber following checks on a ship coming from Africa last week, according to authorities.
# Seized
Over €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
Three men have been arrested.
# Seized
CAB seizes vintage cars, cash and designer watches during raids in four counties
The raids targeted an eastern European crime gang.
# Cappataggle
Man (40s) arrested after €150,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants seized in Galway
The man is due to appear before Galway District Court this morning.
# Arrest
Man (30s) arrested and €269k in cash seized in raids on international crime gang
The man is being held in west Dublin.
# Shadow economy
Revenue seize 80,000 cigarettes travelling through Dublin Port
The cigarettes were found with the assistance of detector dog Waffle.
# Seized
1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.
# Carrigtwohill
Two arrested after €400,000 worth of cannabis seized in Cork
The drugs were found during a search of a vehicle yesterday.
# operation tara
Man arrested as gardaí seize over €1.5 million of suspected drugs and over €39,000 in cash
The seizures were made following search operations in counties Kildare and Meath yesterday.
# Knocknacarra
Man arrested after gardaí seize €30,000 of cannabis in Galway
The drugs were seized during a search of a house in the Knocknacarra area of Galway yesterday.
# Gurranabraher
Two men arrested after €28,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine seized in Cork
€11,000 in cash was also seized during the searches, which were carried out as part of Operation Tara.
# Seized
Man (30s) arrested as Dublin drugs gardaí launch crackdown across west Dublin
A number of search warrants were executed on Monday.
# operation tara
Woman arrested as gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
The seizure was made after gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Clonmacken Road in Limerick yesterday.
# Seized
Italy seizes €143 million in oligarch wealth
Italian financial police have seized the superyacht Lena belonging to Gennady Timchenko, an oligarch close to Vladimir Putin, in the port of San Remo.
# Seizure
Revenue seizes 4.3 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €3.2 million
The cigarettes were discovered inside a Dutch registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg, France.
# Seized
Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin
All suspects are currently detained at various garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.
# Clondalkin
Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.63 million seized in Dublin
The drugs were seized yesterday during the search of a vehicle.
# Dundalk
Man arrested after €115k in cash and drugs seized in Louth
The seizure was made after Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Carrickmacross Road.
All time
# Netherlands
Cocaine worth €127 million hidden in shipments of bananas and cocoa beans seized in Rotterdam
Drug seizures have rocketed this year in Rotterdam harbour.
# Seized
Over €159k worth of cannabis and ecstasy uncovered in parcels labelled as herbal tea
This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.