Man arrested after €161,000 cocaine seizure in Portarlington
Gardaí find €7,000 in cash, mobile phones and drug paraphernalia during operation
Part of the seizure made by gardaí on Saturday in Portarlington. Photograph: An Garda Síochána
A man has been arrested following the seizure of €161,000 worth of cocaine in Portarlington.
Gardaí arrested the man, aged in his early 20s, following the search of a house in the Patrick Street area of the town on Saturday.
During the search, gardaí also seized more than €7,000 in cash, mobile phones and other drug-related paraphernalia.
The man is being held at Portlaoise Garda station under Section of 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Gardaí said investigations were ongoing.