Loaded rifle recovered near Ballyshannon - man arrested

Garda call for enquiry.

Garda call for enquiry.

As part of an ongoing investigation gardaí recovered a loaded rifle during a search at a house between Ballyshannon and Belleek on Monday evening.

The Donegal Democrat understands the recovered weapon is not related to the recent incident in Glenties where a firearm was taken during the robbery of the home of an elderly man.

A male aged in his 40s was arrested at the scene. He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939, at Ballyshannon Garda Station - he can be held for up to 72 hours.


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