Man arrested and firearms seized in Co Monaghan

Gardaí have arrested one man and seized four firearms in Co. Monaghan.

Man arrested and firearms seized in Co Monaghan

Gardaí have arrested one man and seized four firearms in Co. Monaghan.

A Monaghan Roads Policing Unit carrying out speed checks on the N2 in Carrickmacross stopped a car at Lisanisk. A roadside drugs test was carried out on the driver.

In a follow-up search of the car, four loaded pistols with ammunition were seized.

The Driver, a man in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station under section 30 Offences against the State Act 1939.

Investigations are ongoing.

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