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Suspected Firearm and Ammunition Seized in Co. Limerick on August 18, 2020. Three Arrested

Gardaí have arrested three people and seized a suspected firearm and ammunition in Co. Limerick on August 18, 2020.

At around 9pm Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit executed a search warrant at a house in Fairview Crescent, Garryowen.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized a suspected firearm, shotgun cartridges and pellets. Gardaí also seized €200 of suspected cocaine and three mobile phones.

The firearm and drugs will now be sent for analysis.

Two men (30s and 60s) and a woman (40s) were arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station.

They are currently detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

The search operation took place as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected criminal activity in Limerick city.