The operation targeted the proceeds of organized crime

A man's been arrested after garda searches across several counties.

The operation, targeting the proceeds of organized crime, took place this morning in Louth, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan and Dublin.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) was assisted by the Garda Emergency Response Unit, Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Revenue Customs and local gardaí.

Garden machinery seized | Image: Facebook/An Garda Síochána

During the searches, several items were seized - including some €27,800 and stg£1,570 (€1,798) in cash, two stolen caravans, a Mercedes Benz car, a selection of strimmers and lawn mowers, cannabis herb and cocaine as well as a Rolex watch.

A seized  Mercedes Benz car | Image: Facebook/An Garda Síochána

Some documents and mobile phones are also being examined by gardaí.

Gardaí say a freezing order has been made on "a substantial sum of money" in a financial institution.

Image: Facebook/An Garda Síochána