Two men in their 30s have been arrested after drugs and cash worth 86-thousand euro was seized in Laois and Mayo.

On Tuesday night, officers carried out a search under warrant at an apartment in Portlaoise.

They found cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of €72,500 as well as cash.

During a follow-up search of a vehicle in Portlaoise, Gardai sezied €3,500 of cocaine and over €3,000 in cash.

Two men in their 30's were arrested and taken to Portlaoise Garda Station - one man is still being detained while the second was charged and will appear in court at a later date.

A second follow-up search was carried out in Ballinrobe in the early hours of yesterday morning, and Gardai discovered Cannabis herb valued at 10 thousand euro.




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