Waterford-based Garda has home searched as part of corruption probe

A Waterford based garda who abandoned an unmarked squad car at Dublin Airport while he went on holidays with colleagues - has had his home searched in a raid as part of a corruption probe.

According to a report in the Sunday Independent, the mid-ranking officer had his home raided by officers attached to the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) at 6.30am on Friday morning.

The newspaper previously revealed that a group of gardaí based in Waterford travelled to Dublin Airport in the vehicle while they flew out for a non-work trip.

When contacted by the paper this weekend, Garda Headquarters declined to comment on the matter, saying it does not comment on an internal disciplinary investigations.


The garda who drove the squad car was put back on uniform duties following an internal probe.