Corduff Search – Progress Made as Firearms Seized

Following on from the search operation conducted on the 6/02/19 and relating to recent criminal activity in the Corduff area, Gardaí investigating the activities of a number of West Dublin street level drug dealing gangs have carried out a search operation over the last three days.

On the 13th , 14th and 15th of February Gardaí from Blanchardstown supported by The Divisional search team, the Garda Dog Unit, Armed Support Unit and with the assistance of the Irish Defence Forces  today, conducted searches in a number of areas in Corduff .

During the course of the searches five sawn-off shotguns, ammunition, a crossbow, and a quantity of controlled drugs (cannabis herb) have been seized. The firearms will be examined by the Garda Technical Bureau.

There are no arrests at this time and investigations are ongoing.

Speaking at Blanchardstown Garda Station toady Superintendent Liam Carolan said “Adequate Garda resources are being utilised to deal with this investigation and are supported by Garda National Units including the Armed Support Unit. We are very conscious of the needs of the people and the sentiments that are being expressed by people living in the Corduff area. Significant progress has been made regarding this investigation”

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Written by Jasmine Woolley