May 8, 2021
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Man due in court in Bray after being found in possession of a machine gun

A man is due in court in Bray this morning after being found in possession of a machine gun when stopped on the N11 yesterday.

The man in his 40s was arrested yesterday on the N11 near Bray. He had earlier been stopped and his car searched, that is when officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Emergency Response Unit discovered the gun.

He was taken away for questioning and charged overnight. He is due to appear before Bray District Court this morning at 10.30am.

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.”

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