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Drugs bust Gardai seize €120,000 of cocaine from car and arrest man in Portlaoise

Gardaí from the Laois Offaly Divisional Roads Policing Unit stopped a vehicle in the Cappakeel area of Portlaoise

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Suspected cocaine seized in Portlaoise

Suspected cocaine seized in Portlaoise

Suspected cocaine seized in Portlaoise

A man has been arrested following the seizure of €120,000 worth of suspected cocaine on Saturday.

Gardaí from the Laois Offaly Divisional Roads Policing Unit stopped a vehicle in the Cappakeel area of Portlaoise at approximately 2.50pm on Saturday, 5th June.

The vehicle was searched and the drugs were discovered inside.

A man in his 40s, was arrested and taken to Portlaoise Garda Station where he remains detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.

The drugs will now undergo further analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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