Three held after gun found in car
Published 07/03/2011 | 14:01
Three men have been arrested after a handgun was found in a car at a Garda checkpoint.
The trio were detained after the vehicle was stopped and searched at about 11pm on Sunday night in Co Wicklow.
Garda officers had set up a checkpoint at Coolbeg, near Ashford.
The three men, aged 24, 28 and 34, were taken to Wicklow Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.