Gardai made a stunning discovery of over €1.2 million worth of cannabis herb in a ditch on the Laois-Carlow border yesterday evening.
2020 Gardaí from Arles and Ballylinan supported by Laois Divisional Drugs Unit located drugs with an estimated street value of €1.24 million (subject to analysis).
As a result of an intelligent-led operation, Gardaí recovered cannabis herb in a ditch along a secondary road on the Carlow/Laois border.
This seizure of 62kg of cannabis herb is believed to have a street value of €1.24 million.
According to a Garda press release, investigations are ongoing but no persons have been arrested at this time.
Elsewhere, Mountmellick Gardaí recently carried out searches resulting in approximately €20,000 of cannabis being seized.
A male has been detained under drug trafficking legislation and a file is currently being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
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