January 21, 2021

Four arrested after gun, ammunition and large quantity of cocaine seized in Glenmore

Four people are in custody after a gun and ammunition were recovered after gardai searched a vehicle in Glenmore, travelling in the direction of Waterford city, yesterday afternoon.

Three men were arrested after the vehicle was stopped and searched by gardai in Glenmore at around 4pm yesterday.

Three suspects, aged in their 20s and 30s, were arrested and taken to Thomastown and Waterford Garda stations where they were questioned under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

Then, in a follow up search of a house in the Glenmore area, a large quantity of cocaine was seized.

A fourth person was arrested and subsequently detained and questioned for drug trafficking offences.

A local Garda spokesperson told WaterfordNow.ie: “Investigations are ongoing.”

More details to follow.


Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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