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27/07/2021

Driver in Donegal tests positive for drugs after trying to avoid garda checkpoint

The driver was arrested and brought to court

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Donegal gardaí arrest driver who tested positive for drugs

A driver has found to have cocaine and cannabis in their system after they turned away from a garda checkpoint.

Gardaí from Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit and the RSA were operating a checkpoint this morning (Monday) when a vehicle was observed turning back.

A roadside drugs test was conducted and the driver of the vehicle tested positive for the presence of cannabis and cocaine.

A warrant was also in force for the driver who was arrested and brought to court.

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