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Gardaí Seize €300,000 Of Suspected Drugs And Six Guns In Westmeath Raid

Two men have been arrested.

€301,000 worth of drugs and six handguns have been seized after gardaí raided a house in Westmeath.

Two men have been arrested and are being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.

At about 9 o'clock last night, gardaí raided a house in Mullingar and discovered suspected cocaine worth about €245,000 and heroin worth €56,000 euro.

The search was carried out by Mullingar Gardaí attached to the Detective and Drugs Unit, and assisted by the Armed Support Unit and the Garda Dog Unit.

It follows a lengthy surveillance operation targeting those involved in the sale and supply of drugs in the midlands area. 

Two men - one in his late 20s and another in his early 30s - were arrested at the scene. 

A follow-up search of the residence was carried out this morning - and six handguns were seized by gardaí.

These are being sent to the Ballistics Unit for analysis and investigations are ongoing.


Posted by Garda Síochána Westmeath on Tuesday, 3 November 2020




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