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Sawn-off shotgun seized and two arrested as gardaí search car in Lucan
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Sawn-off shotgun seized and two arrested as gardaí search car in Lucan

Aug 17th 2021, 12:15 PM 15,676 Views 5 Comments

The arrests are part of an on-going investigation into organised crime in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
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From street gang thief to one of Europe's most wanted - the life of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch

Aug 13th 2021, 5:45 PM 59,867 Views 0 Comments
  • The arrest of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch is the latest chapter in a life spent running from the law.
  • He began his criminal career in a street gang known as the Bugsy Malones.
  • He made a multi-million euro settlement following a High Court action by CAB, and later vanished from Ireland in 2016.
Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch arrested in Spain in connection with Regency Hotel shooting
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Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch arrested in Spain in connection with Regency Hotel shooting

Aug 12th 2021, 9:35 PM 91,166 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Hutch was being sought by gardaí as part of their investigation in to the Regency Hotel attack.

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking
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Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking

Aug 12th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,453 Views 3 Comments

The search is the latest in a series of raids targeting alleged members of an organised crime gang.

Irish officers play critical role in Spanish capture of €400m worth of drugs
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Irish officers play critical role in Spanish capture of €400m worth of drugs

Aug 10th 2021, 7:07 PM 45,632 Views 27 Comments

The drugs were found onboard the Natalia off the coast of Fuerteventura, Spain.

€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare
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€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare

Aug 6th 2021, 12:43 PM 73,040 Views 42 Comments

Revenue officers and anti-organised crime detectives are now investigating who ordered the drugs.

Plan to disband special organised crime task force reversed after garda protests
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Plan to disband special organised crime task force reversed after garda protests

Jul 30th 2021, 4:06 PM 29,946 Views 21 Comments
  • The special Crime Task Force was created by DOCB following the Regency Hotel attack in 2016.
  • Their work has seen the State seize millions of euro worth of drugs and a large arsenal of guns.
  • The disbandment was to facilitate an increase in numbers on regular policing duties in Dublin city.
Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
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Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 82,460 Views 50 Comments
  • Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
  • O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
  • The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.
Two charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €133,600 in Dublin raid
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Two charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €133,600 in Dublin raid

Jul 17th 2021, 10:36 AM 13,996 Views 0 Comments

The operation was part of a wider investigation in the Blanchardstown area.

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
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Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 26,890 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang
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Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang

Jul 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 31,735 Views 0 Comments

Garda detectives have arrested people working in banks for suspected fraud offences.

Criminals in Australia and New Zealand tricked into using FBI-run messaging app
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Criminals in Australia and New Zealand tricked into using FBI-run messaging app

Jun 8th 2021, 9:03 AM 29,410 Views 10 Comments

Authorities said the app was installed on stripped-back mobile phones and its popularity grew after it was vouched for by underworld figures.

Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid
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Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:42 AM 14,775 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí launched the raid in Drogheda as part of an operation targeting organised crime in the area.

European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder
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European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder

Apr 20th 2021, 1:31 PM 19,621 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are looking for Hutch over his alleged involvement in the Regency Hotel murder of gangland figure David Byrne.

Volkswagen car and financial documents seized after six searches in Longford
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Volkswagen car and financial documents seized after six searches in Longford

Mar 16th 2021, 1:38 PM 18,594 Views 10 Comments

Eight dogs were taken into the care of the local Dog Warden.

Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
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Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois

Mar 4th 2021, 7:42 AM 21,475 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out as part of an investigation into organised crime, drugs and firearms trafficking.

Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth
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Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth

Feb 26th 2021, 11:36 AM 17,489 Views 51 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

CAB raids homes and business linked to crime gang and freezes €540k in bank accounts
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CAB raids homes and business linked to crime gang and freezes €540k in bank accounts

Feb 10th 2021, 12:19 PM 56,964 Views 18 Comments

The raids happened this morning.

Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation
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Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation

Updated Jan 17th 2021, 8:03 PM 62,981 Views 27 Comments

In another search yesterday, Gardaí seized €117,000 in cash, a Rolex watch and a vehicle in Coolock.

€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop
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€1m seized by anti-gang gardaí in early morning van stop

Jan 8th 2021, 5:48 PM 27,300 Views 20 Comments

The money is alleged to be the proceeds of crime from a West Dublin Crime Group.

'Cannabis clubs' operating in Spain linked to John Gilligan drug trafficking gang
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'Cannabis clubs' operating in Spain linked to John Gilligan drug trafficking gang

Nov 28th 2020, 4:02 PM 52,162 Views 23 Comments

Gilligan was arrested in Spain last month.

€110,000 worth of cash and vehicle seized in Dublin
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€110,000 worth of cash and vehicle seized in Dublin

Nov 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 35,392 Views 0 Comments

The cash and vehicle were seized after a search of a location in Coolock.

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí
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People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 28,974 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

Two men arrested over thefts at retail premises in five counties
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Two men arrested over thefts at retail premises in five counties

Aug 18th 2020, 8:54 AM 32,403 Views 0 Comments

The thefts took place in Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, Meath and Kilkenny in recent weeks.

€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin
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€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin

Aug 6th 2020, 1:24 PM 27,343 Views 19 Comments

Two men, aged 31 and 41, have been arrested and are currently being detained.

Cannabis worth over €2.2m seized during searches at properties in Belfast
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Cannabis worth over €2.2m seized during searches at properties in Belfast

Jul 15th 2020, 7:24 PM 9,239 Views 9 Comments

Two men were arrested during the operation.

Caravans, vehicles, and cash seized in Criminal Assets Bureau raid on 16 premises in Longford
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Caravans, vehicles, and cash seized in Criminal Assets Bureau raid on 16 premises in Longford

Jul 6th 2020, 2:34 PM 33,188 Views 19 Comments

Sixteen searches were carried out, including 12 residential premises, three commercial premises, and one professional premises.

Gardaí seize half a million euro in organised crime crackdown in Dublin and Cavan
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Gardaí seize half a million euro in organised crime crackdown in Dublin and Cavan

Jun 29th 2020, 4:52 PM 19,337 Views 12 Comments

One man was arrested and is being held in Navan Garda Station.

Six more people arrested and 11 bank accounts frozen by gardaí targeting organised crime
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Six more people arrested and 11 bank accounts frozen by gardaí targeting organised crime

Jun 22nd 2020, 11:09 AM 34,739 Views 0 Comments

€40,000 in cash and four cars were also seized.

Car, jewellery, drugs and Dubai deeds seized as gardaí arrest 14 in major operation
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Car, jewellery, drugs and Dubai deeds seized as gardaí arrest 14 in major operation

Updated Jun 17th 2020, 5:51 PM 57,842 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí said the searches were conducted as part of Operation Coronation, “a central plank” of the plan targeting organised crime in Limerick.

Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches
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Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches

May 21st 2020, 3:48 PM 27,638 Views 11 Comments

The searches were carried out in Kilkenny and Waterford yesterday.

Handgun and sum of cash seized during searches of Limerick properties
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Handgun and sum of cash seized during searches of Limerick properties

Apr 22nd 2020, 10:05 PM 14,448 Views 5 Comments

Cash in euro and sterling, jewellery and mobile phones were seized during the operation.

Herbal cannabis worth €220,000 seized in north Dublin raids
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Herbal cannabis worth €220,000 seized in north Dublin raids

Feb 24th 2020, 10:01 PM 17,767 Views 8 Comments

Two arrests were made following the searches on Friday.

CAB seizes Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and cash in north Dublin raid
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CAB seizes Canada Goose coats, Rolex watches and cash in north Dublin raid

Jan 30th 2020, 11:34 AM 60,195 Views 52 Comments

The searches today formed part of an ongoing investigation into a local organised crime gang.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang
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Man arrested on suspicion of attempting to obtain passport for organised crime gang

Dec 10th 2019, 10:48 PM 22,446 Views 4 Comments

He is currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station.

Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches
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Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches

Oct 25th 2019, 10:51 PM 24,042 Views 19 Comments

A man in his 60s has been arrested.

'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'
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'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'

Jul 15th 2019, 1:29 PM 26,560 Views 14 Comments

Declan Brady was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.

11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs
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11 arrested as part of money laundering investigation involving Chinese crime gangs

Jul 1st 2019, 6:54 PM 22,060 Views 6 Comments

Six properties were searched by the PSNI across Belfast today.

'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers
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'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers

Jun 4th 2019, 1:10 PM 12,834 Views 36 Comments

Charlie Flanagan urged the community to work with the gardaí to tackle crime during a visit to Coolock in north Dublin this morning.

Gardaí find handgun with fitted silencer in wooded area in Blanchardstown
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Gardaí find handgun with fitted silencer in wooded area in Blanchardstown

May 29th 2019, 11:39 AM 17,589 Views 12 Comments

The operation targeting organised criminal activity took place yesterday evening.

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