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CAB Carry Out Searches In Tipperary & Cork.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) have seized €22,500 in cash and six vehicles this morning (Thursday February 13th), following searches in Co. Tipperary and Co. Cork.

The searches were carried out at one location in Co. Tipperary and 21 locations in Co. Cork.

We understand the locations searched included six professional premises; some 11 residential homes, four business premises and one hotel room.

During the course of these 22 searches, while two men were arrested; recorded as being seized were €22,500 Euro’s in cash; two Louis Vuitton bags; one Rolex watch; a small quantity of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb; Mobile phones; Financial and Business records. We understand that funds relating to four different financial accounts were restrained.

Also, seized were six motor vehicles listed as; a 191 registered Renault Kadjar; a 182 registered Kia Sportage; a 142 registered Skoda Superb: a 162 registered Hyundai Santa Fe; a 151 registered Volkswagen Passat and a 171 registered Range Rover.

Of the two arrests; one arrest was made on foot of a court bench warrant, while the second man was arrested on foot of an offence which had occurred on previous occasion.

In total some124 personnel took part in today’s operation. Same comprised of the Criminal Assets Bureau; local Gardaí and Detectives; the Garda Emergency Response Unit; the Regional Armed Support Unit and the Garda Dog Unit.

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Teen Arrested Following Tipperary Multi-Vehicle Collision

A man in his late teens was arrested and taken to Thurles Garda Station yesterday, following the possible theft of a motor vehicle, latter which was involved in a multi-vehicle collision on the M8 Motorway, between Junction 4 (Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny) and Junction 5 (Two-Mile-Borris turn off, Thurles, Co. Tipperary).

The multi-vehicle collision, which happened just before 7:00am yesterday morning, involved two cars and a truck.

A man in his late teens was rushed to South Tipperary General Hospital suffering from serious injuries.

Gardaí believe that one of the vehicles, a car, latter involved in the collision, was taken without the owner’s permission from a property in Castletroy, Co. Limerick, late the previous evening.

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Cocaine Stash Seized In Tipperary

A man, understood to be aged in his late 20’s, was arrested yesterday, Wednesday, January 22nd, following the seizure of a drug consignment, believed to be cocaine, at a house in Fethard, Co. Tipperary.

The cocaine, subject to confirmed analysis, is understood to be valued in excess of some €8,000 Euros.

The drug stash was seized at approximately 1.30pm yesterday, by Gardaí from Clonmel, ably assisted by the Tipperary Divisional Drugs Unit and the Southern Region Dog Unit.

Following his arrest, the man, who is from the Fethard area, was detained at Clonmel Garda Station, before being released without charge; pending the result of a file being forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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Man Arrested At Dublin Airport In Connection With Tipperary Assault

A man, aged in his 20’s, was arrested by Nenagh Gardaí yesterday, in connection with a burglary and an assault; latter which occurred last month, (December 23rd, 2019), in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

It is claimed that two men entered a house in the Woodview Close area of Nenagh at around 3.30am and assaulted another male; latter aged in his 30s. The assaulted man sustained a number of cuts and contusions; however he did not require further medical treatment.

Later that day, a man was assaulted, with what is believed to be a hammer, outside a house in the nearby Yewston Estate in Nenagh. This assault is understood to have taken place at around 11.30pm. The victim of the latter assault was taken to University Hospital Limerick, suffering from non-life-threatening injuries, but was later discharged.

Yesterday morning, a man was arrested at Dublin International Airport, as part of an operation carried out by Nenagh Gardaí in conjunction with Immigration Gardaí; as he was about to check in to board his intended flight.

The arrested man was then brought to Nenagh Garda Station, where he has since been charged.

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Two Men Arrested In Relation To Tipperary Burglaries

Two men in their 20’s have been arrested by Gardaí and two vehicles seized for technical examination, as part of investigations into eight burglaries carried out on business premises in counties Tipperary and Limerick in the early hours of January 15th last.

The arrests were carried out by Gardaí from Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick; backed up by members of the Armed Support Unit from the Western Region and Garda members from Co. Tipperary and Co. Galway, latter who are understood to have searched three houses in Co. Galway early this morning.

The arrested men were detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda Stations, where they remain held under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

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