Gardaí make shock discovery of dangerous weapon stashed in car while on routine Covid patrol

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Gardaí make shock discovery of dangerous weapon stashed in car while on routine Covid patrol

An uninsured motorist was arrested and had their car seized after gardai discovered a weapon stashed in the vehicle's glove compartment.

Dun Laoghaire Gardaí stopped this car while on routine Covid patrol on Wednesday. A follow up check using the Mobility App revealed the driver was not insured and a vehicle search unearthed a knife in the glove compartment.

The driver was arrested and the vehicle seized.