May 8, 2021
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Machine gun seized by gardai during search of vehicle on N11

This machine pistol was seized by gardaí after they stopped a vehicle on the N11 near Bray.

The weapon was discovered when the car was halted on the N11 outside Shankill by officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Emergency Response Unit.

A man in his 40s was arrested following the discovery. He is currently being detained at a Garda station in south Dublin.

Det Chief Supt Angela Willis, head of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, said: “The seizure of firearms and the arrest of those who are prepared to use them continues to be a priority for the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau who remain totally committed to detecting and disrupting those involved and bringing them before the courts.”

PHOTO: Garda Press Office 

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