Saturday 24 June 2017

Man (34) arrested after gardaí seize loaded pistol

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Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of a loaded pistol.

Acting on foot of directions received from the Office of The Director of Public Prosecutions, Gardaí from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau arrested a man in connection with a gun seizure in Walkinstown.

The male charged in connection with the investigation is 34 years old.

The incident occurred on June 18 of this year at Walkinstown Avenue, Dublin 12.

During the course of this search a loaded pistol was recovered.

The man is due to appear in Dublin District Court this morning in respect of this arrest.

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