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Sunday 22 July 2018

Man and woman arrested after shotgun seized at gardai checkpoint

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A man and a woman have been arrested and a firearm seized during a checkpoint conducted by gardai as part of Operation Thor

"At approximately 7.30pm yesterday evening a car was stopped by units from Gurranabraher and Anglesea Street Stations during a checkpoint at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co. Cork," a garda spokesman said.

"A shot gun and ammunition (ballistic examination pending) was recovered during a search of the car. A male and female both aged in their 30s were arrested at the scene. "

The two people are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Gurranabraher and Mayfield Garda Stations.

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