Thursday 29 June 2017

Four men arrested after gun, ammunition and drugs seized in garda operation

Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

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.

Irish Independent

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