GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis plants worth around €40,000 and arrested a man in his 40s following a planned search of a house in Laois.
The search took place at 9pm last night at a house in Clarmallagh in Co Laois. Gardaí from Abbeyleix Garda station seized up to 100 cannabis plants which were being cultivated in the house.
The plants are estimated to have a street value of €40,000 pending a full analysis.
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.
He is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.