Guns, Ammo And Cash Seized Dur...


Guns, Ammo And Cash Seized During Finglas Raids

Emma Tyrrell
Emma Tyrrell

07:25 11 Feb 2022

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Nine addresses in Finglas, suspected of being used by criminal gangs, have been searched by Gardaí.

It follows a number of serious incidents related to ongoing criminal activity in the area in recent weeks.

The addresses, which were raided yesterday, are suspected of being utilized by a west Dublin crime gang.

A sub-machine gun was among two firearms seized during the operation, that involved five units of Gardaí. 300 rounds of ammunition and over €47,000 in cash was also found.

Five units of the Gardaí were involved in the searches, including the Emergency Response Unit, the Garda Dog Unit and the Special Crime Task Force.

Dublin city council has taken possession of, and boarded up, a number of the properties.

An incident room has been set up at Finglas Garda Station and Gardaí say they will continue to maintain high visibility and community patrols in the area.

Officers say investigations are ongoing.

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