Gardaí seize four loaded handguns after speed check stop

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Gardaí seize four loaded handguns after speed check stop

Gardaí seize four loaded handguns after speed check stop

Gardaí arrested one man and sized four firearms in Lisanisk, Carrickmacross Co Monaghan yesterday (Wednesday, August 28).

A Monaghan Roads Policing Unit carrying out speed checks on the N2 in Carrickmacross stopped a car. A road side drugs test was carried out on the Driver.

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In a follow up search of the car, four loaded pistols with ammunition were sized.

The Driver, a male (30s) was arrested in connection and is currently detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station under section 30 Offences against The State Act 1939.

Investigations are ongoing.

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