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Man Due In Court Following Seizure Of Drugs And Drone

The discovery was made at St. John's Square in Portlaoise.

A drone along with a package of mobile phones and drugs have been seized near Portlaoise Prison in County Laois.

The discovery was made at St. John's Square in Portlaoise at around 4pm on Wednesday.

The crack cocaine, cocaine and cannabis have a combined worth of 5 thousand euro while phone chargers were also found.

A man in his 20s has been arrested and is being held at Portlaoise Garda Station.

He has now been charged in relation to the incident and will appear before Naas District court this morning. 

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