Man Due In Court Over Ballymun Seizure


A man in his 50’s is due to appear at Dublin District Court No 4 at the Criminal Courts of Justice on Monday 2nd October 2017 at 10.30am charged with firearms offences following a seizure in Ballymun on 29th September 2017.

A second man was released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí seized cash, a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of Cocaine as part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and distribution of controlled drugs in the Ballymun area of Dublin. The seizures were made during an search operation of a house last and carried out by the Ballymun Drugs Unit, Uniformed Gardaí and assisted by Garda armed units on September 28th.

Approximately €400,000 in cash was seized along with a pistol, ammunition and a small quantity of Cocaine. A man in his 50’s was arrested in connection with this investigation and was detained in a Dublin Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939. In a follow up operation a second man was arrested on the 29th September in the Ballymun area and was also detained under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 at a Dublin Garda Station.