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Seizure of drugs and firearms in Walkinstown, Dublin on the 26/10/07 - Arrests

A male has been charged in relation to the incident and will appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court on the 4/9/09.


Gardai in Pearse Street investigating an incident involving the seizure of drugs and firearms at a warehouse in Walkinstown, Dublin 12 on the 26/10/07 have this morning arrested a male aged in his 20’s.


The male has been charged in relation to the incident and will appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court this morning, the 4/9/09 at 10.30am.


The attached previous releases from 2007 below refer.



Garda Press Office.

4/9/09,    1015 hours.



One of the three men, aged 28 years, arrested in relation to yesterday's drug seizure and firearm find in the Clondalkin and  Walkinstown area of Dublin has been charged under Section 27(a) of the Firearms Act and Section 3 and 15 of the Drug Trafficking Act.  He will appear at Dublin District Court in the morning (29/10/07).


The other two men remain in custody in Pearse Street Garda Station.


Original release refers


Garda Press Office

12.45hrs    28/10/07



As a result of an ongoing operation targeting criminal activity, Gardai from Pearse Street assisted by local Gardai, carried out a number of searches in the west and south Dublin areas yesterday evening, the 26/10/07 and last night. 

A house in the Tallaght area was searched at 5.30pm and cannabis and cocaine with a value of €60,000 was seized along with a quantity of cash.

One man in his late 30's was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

A house in the Clondalkin area  and warehouse in the Walkinstown area were searched in the same operation, these searches produced a number of firearms and ammunition along with a quantity of Cocaine with an estimated street value of €500,000 depending of forensic analysis.

Three men were arrested in this operation and are currently detained at Pearse Street Station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences against the state act. 



Garda Press Office

0750,  27/10/07