€56k worth of cocaine seized in armed raid in Laois

first_img Rugby Home News Crime €56k worth of cocaine seized in armed raid in Laois NewsCrime Concern over the local use of cocaine Gardai have sezied a substantial sum of cocaine following a raid at a house in Laois.€56,000 worth of the drug was discovered following a search of a house at Landsdown Court in Portarlington.The search took place on Friday night at 8.50pmThe Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by armed Regional Support Unit and the Divisional Task Force, searched property.The raid took place on the same night that canabis herb with an estimated street value of €1.6 million was found at a premises in Carlow.A large sum of cash was also recovered and two men were arrested.“As part of ongoing investigations being conducted by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, targeting serious and organised cross jurisdictional criminal activity with the assistance of Europol, a search was carried out at a premises located on Tullow Road, Carlow,” said a Garda press release.SEE ALSO – Carlow footballer Murphy launches Twitter attack on Laois wing back Previous articleOur pick of the Top Stories of the WeekNext articleUPDATED: Laois man the victim of a serious assault in Carlow Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Council Facebook Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad Pinterest Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining Twitter Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste €56k worth of cocaine seized in armed raid in Laois Community TAGScocaine Facebook By Alan Hartnett – 2nd April 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestlast_img read more