Gardaí make huge drugs seizure on Laois/Offaly border

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


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.

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