6 people arrested in organised crime crackdown in Limerick

6 people have been arrested in the latest crackdown on organised crime in Limerick and surrounding areas.  

Guns, cash and cars were seized along with evidence of drug dealing, and several bank accounts were frozen. 

On Wednesday evening more searches were carried out as part of a continuing investigation - called Operation Coronation.  

40 thousand euro in cash along with evidence of drug dealing were found and 11 bank accounts were frozen containing over 200 thousand euro.  

Three cars were seized along with evidence of suspected drug trafficking.  

A 4th car was seized for having no valid insurance. 

On Saturday two guns and a taser baton were found in a search on waste ground in Prospect Co. Limerick.  

Last week over 60 searches took place in Limerick, Clare and Tipperary as part of the same inquiry and 9 people were charged in connection with drug dealing. 

 

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