Man in Midlands found with a handgun, ammunition and a balaclava released on bail
A man found with a handgun, a magazine of ammunition, a balaclava and other items yesterday afternoon has been released on bail following a special district court sitting on Friday evening.
The man, aged in his 40s, was stopped by uniformed Gardaí on Thursday afternoon on suspicion of traffic offences.
Gardaí subsequently conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered a handgun, a magazine of ammunition, a balaclava and other items.
The man appeared before a special sitting of Mullingar District Court this evening charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition.
He was remanded on bail to reappear in March.
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