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Gardai seize thousands of euro in drugs and make arrests following searches in Laois and Offaly

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Gardai seized drugs, quantities of cash and made arrests following a number of searches in Laois and Offaly over the last number of days.

Between Friday May 8 and Sunday May 10, local Uniform Units, Laois/Offaly Drugs Unit and District Detective Units carried out a number of searches in Edenderry, Tullamore, Portarlington and Mountmellick.

€8,560 worth of drugs were recovered while two men in their 30, at separate locations, were arrested and charged.

Gardai gave descriptions of the different raids as follows:

“Search 1 resulted in €1280 Amphetamine, €580 cannabis and a quantity of cash seized.

“Search 2 resulted in €3500 cannabis seized with a male in his 30s arrested, questioned and charged to appear in court at a later date.

“Search 3 resulted in €1,200 cocaine and a quantity of cash seized.

“Search 4 resulted in €2,000 cocaine and a quantity of cash seized – male in his 30s arrested, questioned and charged to a appear in court at a later date.”

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