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Drugs Seized In Emo On Tuesday Afternoon

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Cannabis herb and cocaine were seized

As part of Operation TARA, Gardaí from the Laois Roads Policing Unit stopped a car on while on routine patrol on the R445 near Emo, County Laois on Tuesday.

Following a search of the car, cannabis herb worth €60,000 was seized along with a quantity of cocaine worth in excess of €5,000 and a small amount of ecstasy.

The occupants of the car, two individuals, both male and in their 20s, were arrested.

They were taken to a Garda Station in County Laois and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 and can be detained for up to seven days.

All of the drugs seized are subject to analysis by FSI. 

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