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Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Investigations are ongoing.

An image of the seizure made by gardaí
An image of the seizure made by gardaí
Image: An Garda Síochána

A MAN HAS been arrested after gardaí seized €161,000 worth of cocaine (pending analysis) in Co Laois. 

The seizure was made following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington yesterday. 

During the course of the search, over €7,000 in cash, mobile phones and other drug related paraphernalia was discovered and seized.

A man, aged in his early 20s, was arrested. He is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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