A man is due in court on Wednesday morning to face charges in relation to the seizure of a loaded firearm near Colbert Station
A MAN who was found in possession of a loaded firearm in Limerick city centre is due to appear in court this Wednesday morning.
Gardai have confirmed the 25-year-old is to be charged and prosecuted in relation to the seizure which was made during an intelligence-led operation on Monday night.
The firearm was located in a backpack after a man was stopped and searched in the vicinity of Colbert Station. A quantity of loose ammunition was also found in the backpack.
The 25-year-old was taken to Roxboro Road garda station following his arrest.
The firearm and ammunition have been sent for ballistic analysis as part of the garda investigation.