Two Arrested And Firearms Found In Co Wicklow

Two people have been arrested and firearms recovered in County Wicklow, according to Gardaí on Friday.

A spokesman said that at approximately 11.20am Wednesday, Gardaí carrying out a checkpoint on the N11 at Coynes Cross, Ashford, stopped and searched a motor car, during which two hand guns were recovered.

The occupants of the car, a man and a woman both aged in their 20s, were arrested and detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Wicklow Garda Station.

The woman has since been released pending a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Bray District Court on Friday morning charged in relation to the incident.


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