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26th Jul 2020

€160,000 worth of cocaine seized in Laois

Rudi Kinsella

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€7,000 in cash was also seized by Gardaí.

Gardaí have seized €161,000 worth of cocaine following the search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington, Laois.

The search was carried out on Saturday (25 July), and a man in his early 20s has been arrested as a result.

During the course of the search over €7,000 in cash, mobile phones and other drug related paraphernalia was discovered and seized.

The arrested man is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section of 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Gardaí have said that investigations are ongoing.

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