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Male released over seizure of firearm and drugs in Dublin

Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun along with a number of cartridges and €200,000 worth of illegal drugs when they searched a car in Jobstown area during the week.

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A MALE AGED in his mid-teen who had been detained at Tallaght Garda Station in relation to the seizure of a firearm and drugs has been released without charge.

Gardai in Tallaght seized a firearm and arrested a male during a search operation at approximately on Thurday

Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun along with a number of cartridges when they searched a car in Jobstown area of Tallaght. Heroin and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €200,000 (pending analysis) was also seized.

A male aged in his mid-teens arrested was arrested and detained under section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, at Tallaght Garda Station, but released without charge late on Friday night.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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