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01 Oct 2022

Man arrested after €170,000 major drugs raid in Laois found LSD and cocaine

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Laois-Offaly gardaí raid house in €170,000 drugs bust

Laois-Offaly gardaí raid house in €170,000 drugs bust

A man in his 40s has been arrested following a major drugs raid in Laois.

Gardaí from the Laois/Offaly Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a house in the Kilminchy area of Portlaoise at 10.30pm last Saturday, August 10.

LSD and cocaine with an estimated combined street value of €170,000 were seized during the operation, Gardaí confirmed.

A man in his early 40s was arrested and taken to Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1994.

Investigations are continuing.

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