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Recovery of property & arrests in Kildare on the 6/2/13

On the evening of 6th February 2013 at approximately 9.30 p.m. members of the Organised Crime Unit and National Bureau of Criminal Investigations assisted by members of the Air Support Unit and Garda National Drugs Unit searched a storage unit premises at Straffan, Co Kildare.

A substantial amount of property believed to be stolen was located at this storage area and this property included commerical coffee machines, clothing and a range of vitamin products.   

Four male prisoners (ages ranging from mid 20's to early 40's) were arrested at the storage area and were detained under Section 4 of Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Naas (2), Lucan (1) and Leixlip (1) Garda Station. 

Three of the prisoners will appear this morning at Kilcock District Court at 10.30a.m. charged in relation to this incident. The fourth man was released yesterday and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardai are currently examining this property and it is believed to be valued at €300,000 approximately.