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Major drugs seizure in Portlaoise

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

Cannabis herb worth €10,500 has been seized at a house in Portlaoise.

The drugs were found in Gandon Close, Fairgreen, on Friday July 7, following a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act at approximately 10 am.

One man, a foreign national in his early 40s living in the area, was arrested a number of days later.

He is due to appear before Portlaoise District Court on July 27.

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