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Possession of a firearm in Rhebogue, Limerick on the 30/7/18 - Two men charged

As part of on going investigations targeting Organised Criminal gangs on the North and Southside of Limerick City, Gardaí from Limerick division, supported by National units, have charged two men. They will appear before Tralee District Ct at 10.30am tomorrow morning the 2nd August 2018.

Garda Press Office

 

As part of ongoing investigations targeting Organised Criminal gangs on the North and Southside of Limerick City, Gardaí from Limerick division, supported by National units, have arrested two men.

Shortly before midnight, last night, Monday 30th July, 2018 Gardaí went to intercept a silver saloon car in the Corbally area of the city. A number of Garda vehicles were rammed when the driver tried to take evasive action. No persons were injured. A search of the vehicle was conducted and Gardaí recovered a semi-automatic Luger pistol, loaded with 10 rounds of ammunition. Both men (25 & 29 years) were arrested at the scene and taken to Henry Street Garda Station where they are currently detained pursuant to Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939/98 as amended.

Investigations are ongoing.

Note: A photograph of the seized firearm is available by email to pressoffice@garda.ie