More Guns and Drugs Seizes in Westmeath,the Country seems to be Awash with Drugs, and Guns it seems are not in Short supply???

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Two men arrested after drugs and handguns found during raids

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Two men arrested after drugs and handguns found during raids

Two men have been arrested after more than 300,000 euro of suspected cocaine and heroin and six handguns were recovered by gardai searching properties in Co Westmeath.a variety of items on
                    display: Two men have been arrested after drugs with
                    an estimated street value of more than 300,000 euro
                    and six handguns were recovered by gardai searching
                    properties in Co Westmeath (An Garda Siochana/PA)© Provided by PA Media Two men have been arrested after drugs with an estimated street value of more than 300,000 euro and six handguns were recovered by gardai searching properties in Co Westmeath (An Garda Siochana/PA)

Gardai raided the homes in Mullingar following a lengthy surveillance operation targeting people believed to be involved in the sale and supply of drugs in the Midlands area.

During the first search on Monday night, officers found suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of 245,000 euro and suspected heroin worth 56,000 euro.

All drugs seized are subject to analysis.

The operation was carried out by detective and drugs units, the Armed Support Unit and the Garda Dog Unit.

Two men, in their late 20s and early 30s, were arrested at the scene.

They are both currently detained at Mullingar garda station.

A follow-up search of the house was carried out on Tuesday morning.

Six handguns were found by officers and will be sent to the ballistics unit for analysis.

Gardai said investigations are continuing.

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