Wednesday 21 March 2018

Crystal meth and 9mm gun found in house raid

A 28-year-old man has been charged in relation to the discovery of a firearm and drugs – thought to be cocaine, cannabis, and crystal meth - at a house in Longford.

He is due to appear in Athlone District Court today at 10.30am.

Gardaí carried out a planned search of a house Edgeworthstown, Co.Longford, yesterday at about 4pm. 

During the search they discovered a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.

The man was arrested at the scene and detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act, 1939.

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