Four men have been arrested and a gun, ammunition and a quantity of drugs seized, in a garda operation in Balbriggan, north Co. Dublin.
Local Gardaí and detective units supported by the Emergency Response Unit carried out searches at four locations yesterday as a result of the ongoing criminal activity in the Balbriggan area.
During the searches Gardaí arrested four men and seized a hand gun and ammunition as well as a quantity of cannabis and cocaine with a street value of €38,000.
The four men, two in their 30s and two in their 20s, were detained at Balbriggan, Swords, Clontarf and Drogheda Garda Stations under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
All four are due to appear at Balbriggan District Court this morning charged with various offences.