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€5,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In Portlaoise

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It follows a search by gardaí on patrol Sunday evening.

Almost €5,000 worth of drugs has been recovered by gardaí in Laois.

The Portlaoise Detective Unit carried out a search while on a patrol in the Cappakeal area outside Portlaoise at about 7.45 on Sunday evening, after encountering a man acting suspiciously.

A quantity of suspected cocaine and heroin was seized, and a man aged in his 20s was arrested.

He has since been released without charge and investigations are ongoing.

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