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Cannabis worth €20,000 seized in County Laois

Revenue has seized around 1kg of herbal cannabis in County Laois. The drugs, worth around €20,0...
Michael Staines
Michael Staines

16.24 23 Apr 2019


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Cannabis worth €20,000 seized...

Cannabis worth €20,000 seized in County Laois

Michael Staines
Michael Staines

16.24 23 Apr 2019


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Revenue has seized around 1kg of herbal cannabis in County Laois.

The drugs, worth around €20,000, were uncovered after Gardaí and Revenue officers carried out searches at two properties in the Portlaoise area on Thursday.

Gardaí said three men, a 22 year-old Lithuanian man, a 23 year-old Irish man and a 20 year old Polish man, were arrested at the scene.

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They were questioned at Portlaoise Garda Station and the investigation is ongoing.

Alcohol Alcohol seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Separately, Revenue seized alcohol with a retail value of €7,260 at Dublin Port on Thursday.

Revenue said the 500 litres of wine and 6 litres of spirits would have represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of €3,600.

They were found in two vehicles entering the country from France.


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