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Seizure of firearm in Blanchardstown, Dublin on the 4/12/17

On Monday 4th December 2017, as part of ongoing investigations targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin West area conducted by the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau assisted by the Special Crime Task Force, a planned search was carried out at an address in Blanchardstown.

During the course of this search a semi-automatic sawn-off shotgun (subject to ballistic examination) was seized along with a stolen high powered motor cycle.

A male, aged 37 years was arrested and is currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939/98 as amended. Investigations are continuing.