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Firearm and ammunition seized -Special Crime Task Force Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau 26th August 2016

As part of an ongoing investigation targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin Region, Gardaí attached to the Special Crime Task Force of the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau carried out a targeted search operation in the Botanic Avenue area of Dublin yesterday evening, Friday 26th August 2016.

During this search operation a hand gun and ammunition, subject to ballistic examination, were located and seized. No arrests have been made at this time and investigations are ongoing. 

A photograph of the seized firearm and ammunition is available on request to pressoffice@garda.ie

Ref. No. 838/16