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Man (28) arrested after lorry containing €20,000 cash stopped and seized in Armagh

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A man has been arrested and the lorry he was driving seized in Armagh.

Detectives from Organised Crime Branch have charged the 28-year-old man to appear in court after a lorry he was driving was stopped and searched on the Markethill Road, Armagh, on Thursday.

The lorry, and approximately €20,000 cash found inside the lorry, have been seized by police as part of the investigation.

The man has been charged with a number of offences including handling stolen goods, possessing criminal property, fraudulently using vehicle registration mark and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

He is due to appear at Armagh Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, May 30.

As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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