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Increase in drug seizures, drink driving and praise for Gardai

The possession of drugs for sale or supply more than doubled in a three-month period in Laois - with the Electric Picnic cited as...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

Garda helicopter in Stradbally after van with copper cables found

There were dramatic scenes in Stradbally last night as the Garda helicopter was dispatched following the discovery of a van with copper cables last...

Sniffer dog helps intercept €160k of cannabis in Portlaoise today

Revenue officers seized 8kg of cannabis, with an estimated value of €160,000, in the Mail Centre in Portlaoise today. The Mail Centre's detector dog -...

Complex explosive device made safe by Army Bomb Disposal team

A complex explosive device has been made safe close to the Laois/Carlow border. The device was discovered just a number of miles from Killeshin, close...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Garda warning over ‘Bank Jugging’ scam

The Crime Prevention Officer for Laois has issued a warning for members of the public to be on the look out for a scam...
The man is recovering in hospital after being electrocuted

People asked to stop posting about Garda checkpoints

Members of the public are being asked by Gardaí to stop posting the locations of Garda checkpoints. Laois crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh said that...
Copper theft from two locations in Laois

Gardaí issue warning over increase in copper theft

The Crime Prevention Officer for Laois is calling on members of the public to be vigilant over copper thefts. Graham Kavanagh says that Gardai and...
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Two men charged after shot fired at gardaí

Two men have been charged after a shot from a shotgun was fired at gardaí on Monday. The pair will appear before Portlaoise District Court at...
Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated

Garda warning following increase in burglaries at night

Gardaí are issued a warning following an increase in burglaries late at night across the country. Laois Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh is calling on...

In pictures: Look at all the power tools that Gardai discovered in Mountmellick

It was just a routine Garda patrol in Mountmellick in the early hours of Saturday moning - but they recovered a substantial amount of...
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