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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Gardai seize €2,000 worth of fireworks during crackdown operation

Published 31/10/2013 | 11:36

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The fireworks which were seized by gardai

GARDAI in Shannon have seized a large quantity of fireworks during a planned search.

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The fireworks were seized as part of Operation Tombola which targets the sale and supply of fireworks.

The intelligence led operation saw gardai from the Shannon Detective Unit carried out a planned search of a house in the Rossbracken Housing Estate in Shannon yesterday afternoon.

A large quantity of assorted fireworks with an estimated street value of up to €2,000 were discovered and seized.

There were no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Irish Independent

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