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Man (30s) charged over Drogheda weapons and substance seizure

Drogheda Courthouse
An image of Drogheda courthouse, taken in September 2018. Photo Credit: Barry Landy/LouthNow.ie.

A man arrested and detained during a search operation carried out in the Highlands estate in Drogheda on Friday morning has been charged.

The male (30s) remains in custody at Drogheda Garda Station and is due to appear before Drogheda District Court on Monday morning, February 10, 2020 at 10a.m charged in relation to the incident at the residence on the Rathmullan Road and subsequent seizures made by Gardai.

The man was arrested and detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 193.

A number of weapons including a handgun and crossbow, pepper spray, €4,000 in cash and cheques and a small quantity of controlled substances were seized in the search.

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