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Firearm and drug seizure in Edgeworthstown

Friday, 6th December, 2013 10:06am
Firearm and drug seizure in Edgeworthstown

A man in his late 20s is due to appear in Athlone District Court this morning, December 6 at 10.30am, charged in relation to the discovery of a firearm and drugs at a house in Edgeworthstown, County Longford.
Gardaí carried out a planned search of the house yesterday afternoon, at about 4pm. During the course of the search they discovered a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.
A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act, 1939.

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