Gardaí seize over €100,000 from truck in Dublin

The truck was pulled over late on Saturday night on the M50

Gardaí seize over €100,000 from truck in Dublin

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Gardaí attached to the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, assisted by the newly formed Special Crime Task Force, stopped and searched a truck at the M50 roundabout, junction 4, Ballymun in Dublin last night.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin Region, Gardaí located and seized a significant amount of cash concealed in the vehicle estimated at being in excess of €100,000.

A man, 32 years, was arrested at the scene. He was detained at Ballymun Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 but has since been released from Garda custody without charge.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.