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Man (30s) arrested after gardai seize firearm and cocaine worth €70k


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Gardai have arrested a man after they seized a firearm and cocaine worth an estimated €70,000 in Finglas, Co Dublin.

The firearm and drugs were seized when Gardaí, attached to the Finglas District Drugs Unit, carried out a planned search of a premises at Tolka Estate, Glasnevin last night at approximately 9pm.

One man, mid 30s, was arrested a short time later in the Finglas area.

He is currently detained at Finglas Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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