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Man remains in custody after gun seizure in Granard yesterday

Dec 31, 2021 09:12 By Shannonside News
Man remains in custody after gun seizure in Granard yesterday Man remains in custody after gun seizure in Granard yesterday
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A man remains in custody this morning after a gun seizure in County Longford.

Other items were also found during the discovery in Granard.

Local gardai made the discovery of the gun when they stopped a car on suspicion of road traffic offences at Granard, at around twenty to three yesterday afternoon.

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They searched the car and found the handgun and ammo as well as a balaclava, firearm holster and other items.

They arrested a man in his 40s and brought him to Granard Garda Station where he's still being questioned this morning.

The gun and ammunition have been sent to the Ballistics Unit for analysis, while the man can be held for up to three days.

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