17/12/2015

Two Arrested Over Portlaoise Drug Seizure

A quantity of cocaine and cannabis, worth an estimated €40,000, has been seized by garda during a traffic stop in Portlaoise.

Garda stopped and searched the vehicle on Wednesday evening in the Portlaoise.

Two men, aged in their 20s, were arrested in connection with the find.

They are currently being detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

(MH/LM)

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