Cannabis factory raided in Portarlington

Gardaí in Portarlington have seized cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €100,000.

They also seized items made and adapted for the growth and cultivation of cannabis, following a planned search of a premises in an apartment block in the Kilnacourt area of the Laois town on Wednesday evening, January 15.

One male, understood to be a foreign national and aged 31, was arrested at scene and is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.




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