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#Organised Crime

# organised-crime - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

# organised-crime - Friday 30 December, 2016

Two men arrested in Dublin 7 drugs seizure

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €83,000 was seized by Gardaí.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Two arrested and 'significant amount' of cash seized from organised crime gang in Limerick

The searches were conducted at seven private residences and four premises in the Limerick area.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang

Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.

Gardaí raid 20 properties across Dublin in major gangland crackdown

Gardaí say that the raids are ongoing.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A man has been arrested in Spain over the murder of Gary Hutch

The operation is supported by other law enforcement agencies including Spain’s La Guardia Civil.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí seize almost €200,000 in cash as part of investigation into organised crime in Meath

Gardaí hope the operation will disrupt criminal networks engaged in money laundering arising from criminal activity.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Man charged over investigation into organised crime

He was arrested during an intelligence-led operation targeting criminals.

# organised-crime - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Man arrested after scaling wall at Buckingham Palace

He managed to stay on the grounds for seven minutes before being arrested.

# organised-crime - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Two women charged as part of organised crime crackdown

Up to 80 gardaí were involved in searches in Waterford and Wexford today.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday

The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.

# organised-crime - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity

Suspicious activity was reported in the Limekiln Lane area of Dublin.

# organised-crime - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Mexican mayor murdered the day after taking office

Police were then later involved in a shootout with the suspected assailants.

# organised-crime - Monday 21 December, 2015

New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs

A new interagency task force is being set up to tackle the threat posed by gangs exploiting the border between north and south.

# organised-crime - Sunday 27 September, 2015

€260,000 seized in crackdown on organised crime

Two cars and houses were searched as part of the investigation.

# organised-crime - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Revenue and gardaí need to clamp down hard on the owners of rickshaws before it's too late

Some rickshaw owners in the capital are bringing in €15,000 a week in untaxed income, and organised crime is beginning to take note writes Derek Keating.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Police have seized two BILLION euro from the mafia

The gang “recycled an enormous amount of ‘dirty’ money through the use of gaming accounts”.

# organised-crime - Friday 12 June, 2015

Three in court after €1 million worth of cannabis found hidden with soap

The men are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 March, 2015

Seven armed men arrested after Gardaí stop van

The men’s ages ranged from early twenties to mid fifties.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

# organised-crime - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area

A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation

A processing plant, millions of cigarettes, cash and a van was seized.

# organised-crime - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Guns, painting and antiques among items seized in 30 raids this morning

The raids were carried out in Kildare, Dublin, Cork and Louth.

# organised-crime - Thursday 25 September, 2014

PSNI hands out "Scratch and Sniff" cards to combat cannabis cultivation

“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”

# organised-crime - Friday 19 September, 2014

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

# organised-crime - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid

Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man released over human trafficking investigation in Armagh

PSNI detectives are sending a file to the Public Prosecution Service following labour exploitation operation.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

100 gardaí involved in morning crime raids in Waterford

The operation is ongoing.

# organised-crime - Monday 5 May, 2014

€1.5 million worth of cannabis herb found in Dublin business park

Six men were arrested in two drugs seizures today.

Crime boss Christopher Zambra shot up to 8 times in Drimnagh shooting

The 39-year-old was visiting his sister’s home on Cooley Road yesterday when he was ambushed by a number of gunmen.

# organised-crime - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Drimnagh shooting victim found dead in front garden

The shooting occurred just before 3pm today on the Cooley Road.

# organised-crime - Friday 21 March, 2014

"Stop doing evil": Pope Francis takes on the mafia

“Men and women of the mafia… change your way of life. Stop doing evil, convert,” he said.

# organised-crime - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Witness appeal after major criminal linked to John Gilligan gunned down [pics]

Stephen ‘Dougie’ Moran was shot dead outside his house at a Lucan housing estate last night. A burnt out car was found nearby.

# organised-crime - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

17-year-old girl among five arrested in organised crime crackdown

The arrests formed part of two ongoing Garda investigations.

# organised-crime - Friday 24 January, 2014

Mobster (78) charged with 'Goodfellas' airport heist after being caught on a wire

Vincent Asaro was caught on tape complaining that he was cheated by Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, later portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

# organised-crime - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Cocaine worth €385,000 and parts of 8 stolen vehicles seized

Gardaí carried out 419 searches and arrested 89 people during a planned operation nationwide yesterday.

# organised-crime - Friday 13 September, 2013

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed

To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.

# organised-crime - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Ecstasy, ammunition and blank NCT certificates seized from Ballymount

One man has been arrested and charged.

# organised-crime - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Pics: Gardaí seize 18 plasma tvs, phones and jewellery from suspected burglary gang

Three men will appear in court this evening over the large scale country-wide theft.