Gardai seize gun, cocaine and cannabis during search

Gardai seized a gun and a large quantity of drugs during a house search in Blanchardstown on Thursday.

The Armed support unit along with the Blanchardstown Garda station Detective unit searched a house at Drumheath Ave, Mulhuddart.

During the course of the search Gardai discovered a hand gun and ammunition as well as cocaine and cannabis with a value €10,400.

The seizure is believed to have been gangland related. No arrests have yet been made and investigations into the incident are ongoing.

A Garda spokesperson said: “As a result of an ongoing investigation by Gardai from the Detective Unit at Blanchardstown Garda station assisted by the Armed Support Unit searched a house at Drumheath Ave, Mulhuddart yesterday evening the 5th April 2018.

“During the course of the search Gardai discovered a hand gun and ammunition(subject to ballistic examination) and Cocaine and Cannabis herb total value €10,400(subject to analysis).

“No arrests at this stage and investigations are on going.”

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