29 Nov 2021

Man arrested as Gardai make six figure cocaine seizure in Portarlington

Gardaí have seized €161,000 worth of cocaine and arrested a man, aged in his early 20s, following a search of a house in Offaly.

The seizure was made in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington and the search was carried out on Saturday.

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.

Investigations are ongoing.

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