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One arrest after cannabis seizure worth €100,000

A man in his 30s was arrested following the planned search at a premises in Portarlington, Co Laois.

File photo of a cannabis plant.
File photo of a cannabis plant.
Image: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

ONE MAN HAS been arrested in Co Laois following a cannabis seizure worth as much as €100,000.

Gardaí at Portarlington made the discovery following a planned search of the premises late last night, and arrested a 31-year-old man at the scene.

A number of other items associated with the growth and cultivation of the drug were found during the search.

The cannabis herb has an estimated street value of as much as €100,000.

Read: Gardaí make fifth seizure of cannabis plants in Clare in one week >

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