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Criminal Assets Bureau Search Operation, Co. Westmeath, 15th April 2021

Issue Date: 15/04/2021

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) conducted a search operation in Co. Westmeath this morning, Thursday 15th April 2021, with assistance from the Eastern Region Armed Response Unit.

A total of three searches were conducted at one residential and two professional addresses.

The search operation resulted in the seizure of the following items:

• A 211 registration BMW (valued at approximately €50,000)
• €12,000 in cash
• A bank account containing €9,400 was also restrained.

This morning’s search operation was a significant development in an ongoing Criminal Assets Bureau investigation targeting an Organised Crime Group, based in the midlands, involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs.