Friday 19 January 2018

Drugs, €50k cash and sub machine gun recovered in garda raid

Sub machine gun recovered by gardaí in Co Meath raid
Sub machine gun recovered by gardaí in Co Meath raid
€50,000 cash recovered by gardai in Co Meath raid
Drugs recovered by gardai in Co Meath raid
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gardai have seized drugs, €50,000 in cash and a sub machine gun in a raid in Co Meath.

Heroin and crack cocaine worth an estimated €60,000 and a tupperware conatainer filled with budndles of cash were recovered alongside the sub machine gun at a location in Pelletstown, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath.

Two males, 35 years and 23, have been arrested and are currently detained at Blanchardstown and Finglas Garda stations.

Gardai from the Special Crime Task Force, in collaboration with specialised units from the Dublin Region, Armed Support Unit and Gardai from the Meath Division carried out an intelligence led operation targeting Organised Crime.

Further searches will be carried out in the morning according to gardaí.

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