Arrests Follow Dublin Drugs And Arms Seizure

A man and a woman have been arrested after a search in Dublin recovered a quantity of drugs and a loaded weapon.

The planned operation, carried out by Gardaí in Finglas, culminated in a search of a house in the Casement area of West Finglas in Dublin at approximately 1pm on Thursday.

In the course of the search Gardai recovered what is believed to be a loaded sawn-off shotgun and cocaine with an estimated street value of €10,000.

A 28-year-old female and a 24-year-old male were arrested at the scene and both are currently being detained in Finglas Garda Station under the Drug Trafficking Act.

Both were released without charge on Friday and a file is being prepared for The Director of Public Prosecutions.

In other news, the 17-year-old arrested in relation to a drug seizure in the Lucan area on Wednesday has been released on station bail and charged to appear before Dublin's Children's Court in Smithfield on the 11th June at 10.30am.


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