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.
Gardaà confiscated € 161,000 worth of cocaine and arrested a man in his early twenties after a search in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington that was carried out yesterday.
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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.