Search

09 Aug 2022

Four men arrested and due in court following €90,000 drugs bust in Laois town

Four men arrested following substantial cocaine and tablets drugs bust in Portlaoise

Gardaí in Laois made a €90,000 drugs bust in Portlaoise over the weekend following co-ordinated searches in the town.

Gardaí recovered €84,000 of suspected cocaine and €6,000 worth of tablets following a number of searches in the Portlaoise area on Saturday.

The searches were carried out by Gardaí from the Laois Detective Unit, Laois Drugs Unit and Portlaoise Uniform units, assisted by the Regional Armed Support Unit, and were related to a number of incidents that recently occurred in the Portlaoise area.

Four men, one aged in his 40s, two aged in their 20s, and a teenager, were arrested and detained at Portlaoise and Tullamore Garda Stations under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The four men arrested were subsequently charged and are appearing before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this morning, Monday, August 31.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.