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Criminal Assets Bureau Search Operation in Sligo on Thursday the 01st July 2021

Issue date: 1st July 2021

The Criminal Assets Bureau in conjunction with local Gardaí in the Sligo Garda Division, and with the assistance of the Regional Armed Support Unit, the Garda Dog Unit and the Customs Revenue Dog Unit conducted a search operation in County Sligo on the morning of Thursday the 1st July 2021, targeting the assets and activities of an individual suspected to be involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Sligo town area.
Four (4) residential premises were searched, along with a communal green area at the rear of two of the residential premises.
The following was seized as a result of the searches:
1. €24,465 Cash
2. 172 Volkswagen Golf R
3. KTM Off Road Motor Bike
4. Documentation
5. Small Quantity of Suspected Cocaine
In addition to the items seized, €151,000 was restrained in financial accounts,  under Section 17 (2) of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.