Gardaí have seized about €94,000 well worth of cannabis, €15,500 in dollars and arrested 5 people today next a number of research functions carried out in Monaghan and Louth yesterday.
A vehicle was stopped by gardaí in the Cloughvalley Upper region of Carrickmackross at somewhere around 2.30pm. Two gentlemen in the vehicle aged in their 20s and 30s were being located to be in possession of €15,500 cash, believed to be the proceeds of criminal offense. The hard cash was seized and comply with up searches were being performed at two household premises in Drogheda. Hashish plants (pending evaluation) with an believed combined price of €30,000 were seized at these premises.
The two guys have been arrested and are now detained at Carrickmacross and Castleblaney Garda Stations underneath Portion 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
More queries were carried out at a residence in the Collon region of Co. Louth. Hashish crops (pending examination) with an believed price of €64,000 have been seized.
A person woman and two men, all aged in their 40s, were being arrested at the scene and are at present detained at Drogheda and Dundalk Garda Stations below Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Investigations are continuing.