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Mercedes car and 5,000 euro in cash seized by officers in house search

The search was part of an investigation targeting assets linked to a Moldovan organised crime gang suspected of being involved in the sale of drugs.

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Members of the Criminal Assets Bureau searched a house in Co Louth (Niall Carson/PA)

Members of the Criminal Assets Bureau searched a house in Co Louth (Niall Carson/PA)

Members of the Criminal Assets Bureau searched a house in Co Louth (Niall Carson/PA)

A Mercedes-Benz car and 5,000 euro in cash have been seized during a Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) search of a house in Co Louth.

CAB officers were assisted by the Garda Emergency Response Unit, the Revenue Customs Dog Unit and a property valuation expert.

Gardai said the search came as part of an investigation targeting assets linked to a Moldovan organised crime gang suspected of being heavily involved in the sale and supply of illicit drugs.

Officers also seized electronic devices, documents and banking records.

PA