Raid by Gardaí and CAB on Galway property this morning

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Galway Daily news Three people arrested in connection with serious assault

The Criminal Assets Bureau carried out a search operation in Galway and multiple other counties today targeting the proceeds of crime.

The operation was carried out this morning by Bureau Officers in Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Westmeath and Cork.

They were supported by the Regional Armed Support Unit, Gardaí attached the local divisions, and the Revenue Customs Dog Unit.

As a result of these searches Gardaí seized €59,000 in cash and cannabis worth approximately €2,000.

Documentation and electronic devices were also seized during the search operation.

A man in his 40s was arrested during the course of this operation for an offence under the Misuse of Drugs Act and detained at a Garda station in Co. Westmeath.

He has since been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The search operation conducted this morning marks significant progress in an ongoing proceeds of crime investigation targeting multiple properties and land believed to be acquired with the proceeds of crime.”