This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 4 °C Wednesday 19 February, 2020

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 >

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Nicky Ryan

Read next: