Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
2nd July 2021
A CAR, MOTORBIKE, cash worth over €24,000 and some cocaine were seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) in Sligo today.© Garda Press Office Some of the seized cash
CAB – in conjunction with local gardaí 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 this morning.
The operation was targeting the assets and activities of a person suspected of being involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Sligo town area.
Four residential properties were searched, along with a communal green area at the rear of two of the residences.
The following was seized as a result of the searches:
- A 172 Volkswagen Golf R
- A KTM Off-Road Motorcycle
- A small quantity of suspected cocaine
In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen under Section 17 (2) of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.
The investigation is ongoing.