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Saturday 18 August 2018

Man (31) in court after gardai seize revolver

Paul Beatty was remanded
Paul Beatty was remanded

This is the 31-year-old man who was remanded in custody after being charged in relation to a firearm seizure in Dublin over the weekend.

Paul Beatty appeared before a special sitting of Dublin District Court yesterday morning after a revolver was recovered in the north inner city area.

Two men were detained and a firearm was seized by detectives in an operation targeting organised crime and threats to life.

Ammunition

Detective Garda Enda Gormley of the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, told the court that Mr Beatty, of Eugene Street, Dublin 8, was arrested on Sunday at 5.33pm at Mountjoy Garda Station. He was charged with possession of a .38 Smith and Wesson revolver and possession of five rounds of ammunition on Saturday afternoon.

Mr Beatty was remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court at 10.30am tomorrow.

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