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Cannabis and cash seized in Portlaoise

Cannabis herb valued at €500 was found in the search
Cannabis herb was seized in Portlaoise

Gardaí have seized cannabis valued at approximately €21,000 along with other drugs and cash at a house in Portlaoise.

On Wednesday, June 7, gardaí conducted a search of a house at Hawthorn Drive in Portlaoise at approximatley 6.30 pm during which cannabis herb worth over €20,000 was found, along with a quantity of amphetamines and a “sizeable question of cash”.

One male, in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and charged with possesion of drug(s) for sale or supply. He was remanded on bail to appear before Portlaoise District Court on July 20.

The man is aged in his forties and is a foreign national.

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