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17/10/2021

Cannabis worth €20,000 seized in Portlaoise

Abbeyleix man left court and began bagging up cannabis for sale

Gardaí have seized over €20,000 of cannabis at a house in Portlaoise.

On Wednesday, June 7, gardaí conducted a search of a house at Hawthorn Drive in Portlaoise and cannabis herb worth over €20,000 was found, along with a quantity of amphetamines and a quantity of cash.

One male, in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and charged with supplying drugs. He is due back before Portlaoise District Court on July 20.

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