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Man arrested after €161k worth of cocaine seized in Portarlington

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A man in his early 20s has been arrested following the seizure of €161,000 worth of cocaine from a house in Portarlington.

Gardaí also discovered and seized €7,000 in cash, mobile phones and other drug-related paraphernalia during a search of a house in the Patrick Street area on Saturday.

The arrested man is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section of 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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