Two men have been arrested as part of a Garda operation targeting organised crime in Co. Louth. Drugs, guns and ammunition have been seized over the past 24 hours.
During the search of a premises in Drogheda yesterday, Gardai discovered three handguns, assorted magazines and various ammunition – a man in his 30s was arrested.
Separately, shortly before lunchtime yesterday, cocaine with an estimated street value of €1.4 million was seized after a car was stopped and searched at the Donore Road Industrial Estate.
A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene. Then last night in follow up searches, Gardaí seized around €25,000 worth of cannabis.
The Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll says Gardai are making an impact on the sale and supply of drugs in the area.
As part of an intelligence led operation under Operation Stratus, at approximately 12.35p.m. today local Gardai from…