The raids took place this morning

A number of cars, mobile phones and cash have been seized have all been seized in a series of raids across Meath and Dublin.

Gardai say up to 80 officers were involved in this mornings raids.

Four searches were carried out in homes in Ashbourne, one in Navan and more searches were carried out in two offices in Dublin.

The following items were seized:

-3 stolen vehicles: Toyota Landcruiser, Toyota Hi Lux, Toyota Avensis.
-4 vehicles were seized for having marked gas oil (Green Diesel)
-1 vehicle was seized as evidence in connection with the theft of another SUV in Cork
-Ecstasy worth around €2,500
-Assorted plant, machinery and tools (including a topper/mulcher)
-€1,500 in cash 
-An air rifle.
-Jewelry, documents, mobile phones and electronic devices

CAB says the tax situation involving each of the targets is being investigated.

The Bureau also says an investigation is also being launched into the theft of electricity from the national grid.

One man was arrested following the searches on a warrant issued by the district court.

Investigations are ongoing.