A man in his late 20s was due to appear in Athlone District Court this morning, December 6, charged in relation to the discovery of a firearm and drugs at a house in Edgeworthstown.
Gardaí carried out a planned search of the house yesterday at about 4pm. During the course of the search they discovered a 9mm pistol and a small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, cannabis and crystal meth.
A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act, 1939.
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