Two men arrested and gun seized following search of car in Dublin

Two men arrested and gun seized following search of car in Dublin

Gardaí have arrested two men in their 20s, recovered a firearm and seized a car following an incident in Dublin city centre last night.

At approximately 10pm, Gardaí on proactive patrolling and policing in the North inner city were carrying out a routine traffic stop on the North Strand, Dublin 3 when they became suspicious of a second car in the area which was subsequently stopped and searched.

In a follow up operation a third car was searched nearby and a handgun was recovered.

Two men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with this incident and are currently detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.

Investigations are continuing.

Two men arrested and gun seized following search of car in Dublin


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