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Friday 14 December 2018

Dubliner on shotgun charges is remanded

A Dublin man allegedly caught with a semi-automatic shotgun has been further remanded on bail pending directions on the charge from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Stock photo: PA Archive
A Dublin man allegedly caught with a semi-automatic shotgun has been further remanded on bail pending directions on the charge from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Stock photo: PA Archive

A Dublin man allegedly caught with a semi-automatic shotgun has been further remanded on bail pending directions on the charge from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Edward O'Keeffe (37) was charged after his home was searched by detectives from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Judge David McHugh adjourned the case to a date in May for the DPP's directions.

The accused, of Huntstown Drive, Mulhuddart, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court charged with the unlawful possession of a Fabarm Ellegi semi-automatic firearm.

Agreement

The alleged incident took place at his home on December 4, 2017.

As part of his bail conditions, Mr O'Keeffe was previously ordered to sign on daily at his local garda station and provide a mobile number to gardai.

Defence solicitor Simon Fleming said there was an agreement with gardai that the sign on condition could be deleted.

The court heard the DPP's directions remained outstanding, and Mr Fleming said there was consent to a six-week adjournment.

The accused has not yet indicated a plea.

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