Friday 24 February 2017

Man (30) charged in connection to drugs and weapon seizure

Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Credit: Gardai
Credit: Gardai

A man (30) has been charged in connection to a drugs and weapon seizure in Castleknock earlier this week.

Gardai said a submachine gun and ammunition were recovered together with a significant quantity of cocaine.

Drug paraphernalia along with mixing agents were also recovered during the course of this search.

As part of an investigation into organised crime, gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and local gardaí carried out a search of an apartment in the Castleknock area of Dublin on August 22.

After the seizure the man was arrested and detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Investigations are continuing.

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