Two Arrests As Gardaí Uncover Guns, Ammunition and Drugs in Drogheda


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.