Gardaí and members of the Regional Response Unit carried out a search of the Meadowbank area of Letterkenny on Tuesday afternoon.
The search is understood to be part of a major ongoing investigation into criminality in the area. It is understood that up to a dozen gardaí took part in the organised search.
The Garda Press Office (GPO) has confirmed that the search did take place.
A spokesperson said: “A search was conducted in the Meadowbank area of Letterkenny this afternoon Tuesday 28th January, 2014. The Regional response unit were present during the search.”