Monday 18 June 2018

Man (30) charged after firearms seizure in Dublin

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Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A man has been charged in connection with the seizure of two firearms and ammunition in Dublin.

He will appear before Blanchardstown District Court at 10.30am on Wednesday morning.

The 30-year-old is currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

At around 10.35pm on October 24, gardaí observed a man acting suspiciously on Casement Drive in Finglas.

They approached the male who then fled into a number of gardens. He was observed discarding a ruck sack by gardaí who were in pursuit.

The ruck sack was recovered close by and gardaí discovered two handguns and a quantity of ammunition in the ruck sack.

Gardaí also found a set of keys following a search of the area and discovered a stolen car parked on Casement Drive.

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