Search

27 Jun 2022

Gardaí make huge drugs seizure on Laois/Offaly border

Gardaí have seized a sizable amount of drugs as part of a planned operation on a house in Portarlington on the Laois/Offaly border.

A man, aged in his 50s, was arrested when Gardaí raided the property at 10.55pm last night, Monday, June 19, where they seized an estimated €80,000 worth of cannabis herb.

The man was arrested at the scene, and is being detained at Portlaoise Garda Station for questioning under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act where he can be held for up to 7 days.

______________________________________________________________________________________________________
If you have a story for us, sports news, an event happening in your area, or if you want to submit pictures or videos, contact the Offaly Express team via e-mail to justin.kelly@iconicnews.ie, or through our Facebook.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.