A man in his early 20s has been arrested after gardai found cocaine with an estimated street value of 161,000 euro in Co Laois.
The drugs haul was discovered during a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington on Saturday.
GardaÃ have seized â¬161,000 worth of cocaine and arrested a man, aged in his early 20s, following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington that was carried out yesterday.— Garda Info (@gardainfo) July 26, 2020
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During the course of the operation, more than 7,000 euro in cash, mobile phones and other drug-related paraphernalia were also seized.
The man is currently detained at Portlaoise garda station under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.
Investigations are continuing.