oakley outlet 9k missing from garda station

9k missing from garda station

An internal investigation has been launched after part of the 26,600 haul went missing from an evidence bag.

A total of 9,000, which had been in a secure locker area of Balbriggan Garda Station, is still missing after a senior officer found a hole ripped in the bottom of one of two evidence bags containing the cash.

The 26,600 in cash was recover oakley outlet ed after detectives investigating an armed robbery at oakley outlet the post office in Lusk, north Co Dublin (inset left) on January 19 last, arrested three suspects.

An internal garda investigation has been launched after part of the 26,600 cash went missing from an evidence bag.

A total of 9,000, which had been in a secure locker area of Balbriggan Garda Station, is still missing after a senior officer found a hole ripped in the bottom of one of two evidence bags containing the cash.

A senior source said: “This is a very bad develop oakley outlet ment especially because three suspects are now likely to apply to have charges dropped against them in this case.”

The 26,600 in cash was recovered after detectives investigating an armed robbery at the post office in Lusk, north Co Dublin on January 19 last, arres oakley outlet ted three suspects.

The car used by the raiders was brought to a garage in Swords where it was inspected by forensics and scene of crime officers who collected, photographed, bagged and documented the 26,600.

Statements were made confirming the amount, and the money was removed and held by the gardai as evidence.

The cash was then placed in two evidence bags in a “secure walk in locker” at Balbriggan Garda Station.

Sources say that when a senior officer went to retrieve the evidence bags which contained the cash, there was a ripped hole in the bottom of one of the evidence bags.

The money was counted and it was 9,000 short. No trace of the money could be found and no explanation could be given for its disappearance.

The cash involved is non traceable no serial numbers were recorded and it can be spent without trace.

After retrieving the rest of the money 17,000 in total the owner lodged it in the bank, and later detectives rang him looking for it back so they could fingerprint it, but it was too late at that stage.

With the cash still missing, detectives have begun a major investigation. They are understood to be in weekly contact with the post office owner.

The investigation into the missing money is being led by Detective Insp Seamus Boland, who is based at Ballymun Garda Station.

Legal sources say that the arrested men who were remanded in custody after being charged could possibly now have charges dropped against them as the chain of evidence has been broken as a result of the missing cash.

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