Search

15 Aug 2022

Motorist who was stopped for speeding tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Vehicle detected doing 155 km/h in a 100 km/h zone

Motorist who was stopped for speeding tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

A motorist who was travelling at 155 km/h in a 100 km/h zone in the Letterkenny area has been tested positive for cocaine and cannabis.

Gardaí from the Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit detected the motorist speeding on Tuesday evening, and subsequently the vehicle was stopped.

The driver was then tested for drugs.

An arrest was made and court proceedings will follow.

Gardaí have repeated their message to motorists to slow down and to never drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

A spokesman added: "Always make responsible decisions when it comes to road safety."

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.