Gardaí make extraordinary weapons find during routine Offaly traffic stop
Gardaí in Offaly have caught a motorist with a collection of deadly weapons during a routine traffic stop in the county.
Members of an Offaly Roads Policing Unit stopped a scooter rider in Birr on Monday, August 5.
The rider was not wearing a helmet and was stopped routinely for road traffic matters.
Upon searching the rider, gardaí discovered a number of weapons on their person along with a small amount of a suspected controlled drug.
The weapons included an axe, a large knife and an improvised instrument comprising of a rock attached to a handle by a chain.
The individual will now be brought to court by gardaí.