WEAPONS, suspected stolen goods and mobile phones were seized as part a major Garda operation in Ennis on Wednesday.
Dozens of Garda vehicles including the armed support unit were among the huge presence that conducted a search operation in Ballymaley from early on Wednesday morning into the evening.
Items obtained during the operation several weapons such slash hooks and pitch forks. Numerous mobile devices were also seized by Gardaí along with suspected stolen property which included power tools.
Both plain clothes and uniform personnel from both the Clare and Limerick Garda Divisions were involved in the operation. Members from the Armed Support Unit (A.S.U.) from both the Southern and North Western Regions and the Southern Region Dog Unit were also offering assistance.
No planned arrests formed part of the preparation for this phase of the investigation, a Garda spokesperson told The Clare Echo. It was carried out as part to target groups involved in criminal activity. A number of properties and land in Ballymaley were searched as part of this investigation.