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Cocaine, cannabis, crystal meth and a gun seized in Longford

A man in his 20s is to appear in court today in relation to the seizure.

File Photo: A Glock 17 9mm pistol (top) and its predecessor a Browning 9mm.
File Photo: A Glock 17 9mm pistol (top) and its predecessor a Browning 9mm.
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A MAN IN his late 20s is due to appear in Athlone District Court this morning at 10.30am, charged in relation to the discovery of a firearm and drugs at a house in Edgeworthstown, County Longford.

Gardaí carried out a planned search of the house yesterday afternoon  at about 4pm.


During the course of the search they discovered a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act, 1939.

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