Thursday 24 August 2017

Loaded gun and drugs worth €10k seized in Dublin raid, two arrested

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Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

Gardaí have seized a loaded firearm and drugs during a search in Tallaght this afternoon.

A man and a woman were also arrested at the scene.

In a statement gardaí said the search was part of an ongoing operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Tallaght area.

Uniformed Gardaí attached to Tallaght station carried out the planned search of a unit located at an Industrial Park, Cookstown shortly after 1pm.

A loaded firearm, cannabis herb with an estimated value of €10,000, pending analysis and a small quantity of suspected cocaine along with drug paraphernalia associated with grow houses were seized during the search.

A man, aged in his early 40s and a woman in her mid 30s were arrested at scene. Both are currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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