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161,000 euros of cocaine transport found in search of home

A man in his early twenties was arrested after Gardai found cocaine in Co Laois with an estimated street value of 161,000 euros.

The drug trafficking was discovered during a search in the Patrick Street area of ​​Portarlington on Saturday.

During the operation, more than 7,000 euros in cash, mobile phones and other drug-related items were also seized.

The man is currently being held at Portlaoise Garda station under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.

The investigations continue.