Man Arrested After Dublin Arms Find

Gardaí last night arrested a man in Dublin after a second arms find within two days.

Officers revealed this morning they had discovered a firearm and ammunition in the Ballyfermot area of the Capital last night.

According to Gardaí, the arrest was made as a part of an ongoing operation into organized criminal activities. After Gardaí searched a house on Deasy’s Road in the Ballyfermot estate, a male aged 39 years was arrested and is being detained under the provisions of section 30 of Offences Against the State Act.

The arrest follows a search carried out the previous day when, as part of the same ongoing investigation, officers searched a property in the Bushy Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 on Monday afternoon.

During the search of an address in the area, Gardai at Kevin Street discovered two shotguns, an amount of ammunition and balaclavas.

Gardaí said the weapons, ammunition and paraphernalia have been sent for forensic examination.

No arrests were made in relation to the find.


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