Gardai seize suspected firearm and cocaine in Cherry Orchard search operation

A SUSPECTED firearm and €5,000 of suspected cocaine were seized by gardai following a search operation in Cherry Orchard on Thursday, April 15.

According to a Garda statement issued, a suspected firearm, four magazines, ammunition and a silencer were seized along with suspected cocaine.

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A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardai have seized a suspected firearm and €5,000 worth of cocaine following a search operation in Cherry Orchard [on] Thursday 15th April 2021.

“During the course of the search Gardaí seized a suspected firearm, 4 magazines, ammunition and a silencer, along with €5,000 of suspected cocaine.

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Gardai seized a suspected firearm and ammunition (Image: An Garda Síochána)

“No arrests have been made at this time, investigations are ongoing.”

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