Man (50s) arrested after drug seizure in midlands
A man is under arrest after gardai seized a quantity of cannabis in Laois yesterday.
Gardai say the discovery was made following a planned search of a house in the Portarlington area at 10.55pm last night.
The man was arrested at the scene.
According to gardai the cannabis herb seized has an approximate street value of €80,000.
The man, who is in his 50s, is currently detained under Section 2 of Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Portlaoise Garda station.
Gardai released two images of the drugs seized (below)