Man for court over Longford seizure

Weapon and drugs found in Edgeworthstown search

Gardaí found a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.  Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins

Gardaí found a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Fri, Dec 6, 2013, 09:56

A man in his late 20s is due in court this morning in connection with the seizure of a firearm and drugs in Longford yesterday.

The seizure was made at a house in Edgeworthstown during a planned search at about 4pm.

Gardaí found a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act, 1939.

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