23 April 2016
By Elaine Murphy
Gardaí have seized a firearm and made two arrests during a checkpoint conducted as part of Operation Thor .
At approximately 7.30pm yesterday eveninga car was stopped by units from Gurranabraher and Anglesea Street Stations during a checkpoint at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co Cork. A shot gun and ammunition (ballistic examination pending) was recovered during a search of the car. A male and female both aged in their 30s were arrested at the scene.
They are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Gurranabraher and Mayfield Garda Stations.
Investigations are ongoing and updates will follow.