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Gardaí seize drugs, ammunition and replica firearms in Finglas

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 10:34am
Gardaí seize drugs, ammunition and replica firearms in Finglas

Gardaí seized drugs, ammunition and replica firearms

Gardaí seize drugs, ammunition and replica firearms in Finglas

Gardaí seized drugs, ammunition and replica firearms

Gardaí arrested two men and seized drugs, ammunition and replica firearms during a planned operation in Finglas yesterday.

The operation was carried out as part of ongoing investigations targeting the activities of organised criminal groups in west Dublin by the K-District Community Action team, supported by units at Finglas Garda station.

As part of the operation, a search was carried out at a house in the Prospect Hill area. During the search, gardaí recovered quantities of cocaine, cannabis and amphetamines with a combined estimated street value of €60k (pending analysis).

A replica rifle, two replica hand guns and quantities of ammunition were also recovered and removed for ballistic examination, along with three samurai swords and €2,000 in cash.

Two men aged in their twenties were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Finglas Garda Statio

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