Thursday 23 February 2017

Three men arrested, firearm and cocaine seized following 'stop and search'

Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

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Three men have been arrested and gardai have seized a firearm and a quantity of cocaine following a 'stop and search' in the Dublin area yesterday.

Members of the Ronanstown Drugs Unit stopped and searched a car at Greenfort Avenue, Clondalkin at approximately 6.50pm yesterday evening.

During the search of the vehicle, gardai recovered a shotgun and seized a quantity of cocaine, the cost of which has yet to be analysed.

The three men in the car, all aged in their twenties, were arrested at the scene.

They are currently detained at Ronanstown and Clondalkin Garda Stations under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939.

The investigation is ongoing.

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