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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Man (30s) arrested after gardai seize drugs and weapons at home

Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Credit: Gardai
Credit: Gardai

A man (30) was arrested when gardai discovered drugs and a weapon at a home in Castleknock.

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.

One man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Investigations are continuing.

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