Man arrested in Dublin after Garda search recovered Glock pistol and 12 rounds of ammunition

Garda attached to Ronanstown Garda Station stopped a vehicle on the Neilstown Road, Clondalkin, and carried out a search of a backpack in the possession of a male occupant.

The search was carried out at 7:20 pm on Friday, July 31, 2020.

During the course of this search, a Glock pistol and 12 rounds of ammunition were seized by Garda.

These items have been sent to the Garda Ballistics Unit for analysis.

The man in possession of the gun, aged in his early 20s, was arrested.

He is currently being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939/1998.

Investigations are ongoing.