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Dublin man charged with possession of Glock, ammo and stolen car remanded in custody

Dublin man charged with possession of Glock, ammo and stolen car remanded in custody

A MAN charged over a gun and ammunition seizure after gardai stopped a car in Dublin at the weekend has been further remanded in custody.

On Monday, Richard O'Reilly (31) of Windmill Road, Crumlin, Dublin did not apply for bail when he was brought before Dublin District Court charged with unlawful possession of 14 rounds of ammunition, a Glock 26 handgun and a stolen Volkswagen Golf car at Walkinstown Avenue on June 18.

He appeared at Cloverhill District Court on Thursday and Judge Victor Blake further remanded him in custody to appear again on June 30.

On Monday, Detective Ian Pemberton of the Garda Drugs and Organised Bureau had said the charges were put to Mr O'Reilly at 9.55pm at Crumlin station on Sunday after which the accused “made no reply to the charges after caution”.

Det Gda Pemberton had also said that he would be objecting to bail. The defendant was granted free legal aid after the court heard he is not working.

A second man, who had also been detained on Saturday, was released without charge on Sunday night and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.