Four arrested following seizure of cash and electric devices
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Four arrested following seizure of cash and electric devices

The items were found as part of Operation Thor.

A Garda investigation into an organised crime gang suspected to be involved in the commission of commercial burglaries nationwide, have arrested four people and searched a number of properties in Enniscorthy Co.Wexford.

At 5.30am on the 13th September 2018, an excess of 50 Garda personnel (uniform and detective) from the Divisions of Tipperary, Kilkenny Carlow, Waterford and Wexford were briefed prior the operation.

The search operation began simultaneously at 6.30am at 11 houses in the Enniscorthy area.

During the course of the searches Gardaí seized cash, electronic devices including phones and satellite navigation systems, walkie talkies, car key reader, small quantity of cigarettes, and financial documents.

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Assistance was received from the Dog Handling Unit attached to the Customs at Rosslare Port during the searches.

Gardaí have arrested four people, three men (2 in their 40s and 1 in his 30s) and one woman in her 20s. They are detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at Garda Stations in the South East.

The search operation is on-going.