Heroin found after Laois Gardaí stop vehicle for dangerous driving

Lynda Kiernan


Lynda Kiernan


Laois Gardaí sieze heroin after vehicle stopped for dangerous driving

A quantity of heroin has been seized and a person arrested in Portarlington, Laois after they were stopped for driving dangerously in a housing estate.

Laois Offaly Garda Division has reported the incident which took place late on Monday night October 12.

The vehicle was being driven dangerously and failed to stop they said.  The driver was eventually stopped by Gardaí, arrested and brought to Portlaoise Garda station at which point the heroin was found on them.

They will now appear in court. 

Gardaí supplied this photo of the drug.

"Late Monday night 12th October 2020 Portarlington Gardaí observed a vehicle being driven in a dangerous from a local housing estate. The driver failed to stop and was eventually stopped.

"The driver was arrested at scene and conveyed to Portlaoise Garda Station where a quantity of heroin was seized. A court appearance is to follow".