Gardaí discover "large amounts of stolen property" in Monaghan search 11 months ago

Gardaí discover "large amounts of stolen property" in Monaghan search

One man has been arrested in connection with the discovery.

Gardaí had been investigating the taking of a car from the Dublin area on Tuesday (5 February) when they carried out the search of a premises in Monaghan on Wednesday morning.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána has confirmed that the early morning search in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, turned up "a stolen car as well as what is believed to be a large amount of stolen property including various car parts."

Photos from the scene, shared by Gardaí, appear to show several component parts of automobiles.

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A man in his 60s was arrested and is currently detained at Castleblayney Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The man has not been named.

Searches at the site are continuing with the assistance of Revenue Customers Officers, the ISPCA and local authorities.