The Criminal Assets Bureau conducted a search operation in County Sligo this morning, Thursday 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.

The operation took place 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.Four residential premises were searched, along with a communal green area in the rear of two of the residential premises.

The following were seized as a result of these searches:

  • €24,465 Cash.
  • A 172 Volkswagen Golf R.
  • A KTM Off Road Motorbike.
  • Documentation.
  • 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.