Gardai arrest fourth person in ongoing probe into organised crime in Sligo, Leitrim

A fourth person has been arrested as part of ongoing investigation into organised crime in Sligo and Leitrim.

This morning, gardaí in Sligo arrested a man, aged in his early 40s.

He is currently being detained at Sligo Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.

Investigations are ongoing.

This is the fourth arrest in connection with this ongoing investigation.

Gardaí arrested a man in his mid-30s at Dublin Airport on Tuesday, 11th January, 2022; this man was later charged and appeared before the courts.

A second man was arrested on Tuesday, 18th January, 2022, and a woman was arrested on Sunday, 20th February, 2022, as part of this investigation.

Both were later released without charge and files are being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.