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money haul CAB seizes cash, vehicles and cocaine in operation targeting alleged Sligo crime figure

The raids targeted an individual suspected to be involved in the sale and supply of controlled drugs

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The car seized in the raid this morning.

The car seized in the raid this morning.

The car seized in the raid this morning.

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) backed up by local gardai and other units have seized cash, vehicles and cocaine in an operation in the Sligo town area. 

Four residential properties were searched, along with a communal green area at the rear of two of the residences this morning.

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Some of the cash that was discovered.

Some of the cash that was discovered.

Some of the cash that was discovered.

The raid, mounted by CAB in conjunction with local gardaí in the Sligo Garda Division, involved the Regional Armed Support Unit, the Garda Dog Unit and the Customs Revenue Dog Unit.

It was aimed at 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.

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A motorbike was also seized.

A motorbike was also seized.

A motorbike was also seized.

As a result of the searches, €24,465 in cash; a 172 Volkswagen Golf R; a KTM Off Road Motor Bike and documentation was discovered alongside a 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,” gardai said. “The investigation is ongoing. "

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