Tuesday 12 December 2017

Gardai seize €2,000 worth of fireworks during crackdown operation

The fireworks which were seized by gardai
The fireworks which were seized by gardai

GARDAI in Shannon have seized a large quantity of fireworks during a planned search.

The fireworks were seized as part of Operation Tombola which targets the sale and supply of fireworks.

The intelligence led operation saw gardai from the Shannon Detective Unit carried out a planned search of a house in the Rossbracken Housing Estate in Shannon yesterday afternoon.

A large quantity of assorted fireworks with an estimated street value of up to €2,000 were discovered and seized.

There were no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Irish Independent

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