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25 May 2022

Longford gardaí arrest learner driver on cocaine and cannabis

Longford gardaí arrest learner driver on cocaine and cannabis

Longford gardaí arrest learner driver on cocaine and cannabis

Longford gardaí arrested a learner driver who tested positive for cocaine and cannabis on Friday.

It was the second consecutive day that the local Roads Policing Unit arrested a driver under the influence of drugs.

On St Patrick's Day, Longford RPU stopped a motorist while driving unaccompanied and the driver subsequently tested positive for cocaine and was arrested.

Pensioner slams €100 road traffic fine in Longford as a ‘farce’

A retired old age pensioner has branded being fined €100 for the non display of tax on his car in Longford town over two years ago as a “farce”.

While on Friday, Longford RPU stopped a learner driver who was discovered driving unaccompanied. The driver then tested positive for cocaine and cannabis and was arrested.

Court proceedings are to follow. 

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