Gardai arrest three people after seizing suspected firearm and ammunition

Garda have arrested three people and seized a suspected firearm and ammunition in Co. Limerick on August 18, 2020.

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At around 9 pm Garda from the Divisional Drugs Unit executed a search warrant at a house in Fairview Crescent, Garryowen.

During the course of this search, Garda seized a suspected firearm, shotgun cartridges, and pellets.

Garda also seized 200 of suspected cocaine and three mobile phones.

The firearm and drugs have now been sent for analysis.

Three people were arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station, including two men in their 30s and 60s, and one woman in her 40s.

They are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

The search operation took place as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected criminal activity in Limerick city.