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Firearm and drug seizure in Finglas, Dublin on the 23/7/09

A fully loaded Webley Revolver was seized.


As a result of an operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Finglas area, Gardaí from the Finglas Drug and Detective Units this evening, the 23/7/09 searched a house on Barry Drive.

During the course of this search a fully loaded Webley Revolver was seized.

Cannabis Resin with a street value of €1,600 was also seized - value subject to analysis.

A 21 year old man was arrested at scene and he is currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station under Section 30 of The Offences Against The State Act.


Garda Press Office,

2035hrs, 23 July 2009