Wednesday 13 November 2019

Two guns and €20k of drugs seized in garda raid

A handgun and ammunition seized in the raid
A handgun and ammunition seized in the raid
Drugs seized in the raid

Gardai have seized two firearms and more than €20,000 worth of drugs following a search of a property in inner city Dublin.

Two men were also arrested for drug offences as part of the operation.

A handgun and a rifle were seized after gardai raided a premises at Palmerston Hall, Dominick Street, Dublin 7, yesterday evening.

Officers attached to Mountjoy Garda Station carried out a search of the property at around 5pm as part of an intelligence-led operation.


The weapons, along with heroin and cannabis valued at €22,000, a designer watch and clothing valued at €30,000, and a small sum of cash were also recovered.

Two men, a 26-year-old and a 32-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

They were brought to Mountjoy Garda Station and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

Both men can be held for questioning for a period of up to seven days before they must be charged or released from custody.

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