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A boat, two Audis and three ride-on lawnmowers recovered in major garda operation

A boat, two Audis and three ride-on lawnmowers recovered in major garda operation

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after the recovery of property believed stolen during a number of burglaries across the Midlands.

Gardai discovered the items during a planned search at a house in Rassilagh, Oldcastle in Co Meath.

A 2015 Audi A5, 2010 Audi A4 Estate, a rigid inflatable boat and outboard motor, three ride-on lawnmowers, a lawnmower and power tools were recovered.

The search was carried out as part of an on-going operation carried out under Operation Thor into organised crime.

It is believed that the property recovered was stolen during a spate of burglaries, particularly in counties Meath and Westmeath.

The arrested man is currently detained at Kells Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.