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10 August 2018 17:12 €250,000 in cash and €5,000 of cocaine seized after search of halting site in Drogheda

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED €250,000 in cash during an operating targeting organised criminals in Drogheda. At 2pm yesterday, detective units as well as other officers from Drogheda Garda station assisted by members of the Armed Support Unit conducted searches of the buildings and surrounding areas of a halting site at Mell in Drogheda, Louth. A garda spokesman 2

04 August 2018 15:37 Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched. JOSIE THE DETECTOR dog helped Revenue to find nearly €100k in cash in a person’s belongings as she was travelling through Dublin Airport this week. Yesterday, Revenue officers seized €90,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a UK national in her thirties travelling to Amsterdam 2

04 August 2018 09:20 Motorist fined after parking in disabled bay using out-of-date permit belonging to relative

A DRIVER IS FACING a €150 fine after using a permit that expired two years ago to park in a disabled bay. Gardaí said the motorist was found parked in a disabled bay using a permit that expired two years ago, which belonged to a resident who is no longer a resident of Ireland. The permit was seized by gardaí and the driver was issued with a €150 fine. The person 1

01 August 2018 07:06 Galway man arrested in New York following €40,000 cocaine seizure

Fintan Russell is alleged to have been heavily involved in the drug trade in New York state. A GALWAY MAN has been arrested in New York after police discovered half a kilo of cocaine in his home. Fintan Russell, 39, was arrested on two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance “in the first degree”, according to the New York State Police

22 July 2018 13:25 Over a dozen malnourished puppies seized in Galway

Of the 16 dogs that were rescued, six have died. OVER A DOZEN puppies were seized by Galway County Council this week after being found to be malnourished and kept in a “horrendous condition”. The local authority seized 16 puppies and had them assessed and treated by the county vet. Four died in the first two days after being rescued, and two other pups died in the following

17 July 2018 19:23 Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison

The man has since been released without charge. A MAN IN his 50s was arrested today after a number of airsoft weapons were found in his van on the grounds of Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. The man was visiting the prison in the course of his work as a contractor. A number of airsoft weapons were discovered in his van when it was searched. Airsoft guns are replica 2

17 July 2018 09:07 Magic mushrooms, MDMA and €25k worth of cannabis seized in Kerry grow house

The drugs were found following a planned search of a house in Cahereen Heights, Castleisland at around 5.30pm. Gardaí have arrested a man in his 40s and seized approximately €25,500 worth of suspected cannabis plants and €6,000 worth of various other drugs following the discovery of a grow house in Kerry yesterday. The drugs were found following 3

12 July 2018 05:05 Covert surveillance sees fish enforcers crack down on illegal salmon netting in Donegal

Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 1,100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island. FISHERIES OFFICIALS BASED in Co Donegal have put a dent in the local illegal salmon farming industry with the seizure of a large quantity of illigit drift fishing nets. Two separate operations were carried out last week by Donegal enforcement officials of Inland 7

09 July 2018 21:39 Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized 2kg of cannabis-infused ‘jelly sweets’, 650g of herbal cannabis and 50,000 contraband cigarettes, in three separate operations. As a result of routine profiling today, Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 2kg of cannabis-infused 5

08 July 2018 09:21 €200,000 worth of cannabis seized, man in his 30s arrested in Limerick

The seizure was made following a raid on a premises in Murroe last night. GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED illegal drugs worth an estimated €200,000 in Limerick. The seizure was made at about 9pm last night at a property in Murroe in the north-east of the county as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the area. One man in his 30s was also arrested 4