Thursday 17 August 2017

Handgun seized and two arrested after garda search

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Gardaí have arrested two people and seized a handgun after a vehicle was searched in north Dublin.

A garda operation aimed at tackling organised crime Gardaí stopped a car on the M1 near Lusk at around 8.30pm on Thursday.

During the course of a search of the car Gardaí recovered a 3.65 calibre handgun.

The occupants of the car a man in his 50s and a woman in her 30s were arrested.

Both are detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at Drogheda Garda Station.

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