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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C
Garda Press Office An image of the seizure shared by gardaí.

Gardaí seize €160,000 in cash after stopping car in Athlone

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED €160,000 in cash after stopping a car in Athlone on Friday night.

Garda units from the Crime and Drugs Unit stopped and searched the vehicle in the Auburn Villas area of the town at about 9.30pm.

A search found €160,000 cash was located concealed in the vehicle.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene and and was subsequently released without charge.

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