Gardaí catch people on unnecessary journey during lockdown to 'exercise ponies'

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Gardaí catch people on unnecessary journey during lockdown to 'exercise ponies'

Gardaí catch people on unnecessary journey during lockdown to 'exercise ponies' CREDIT: Carlow/Kilkenny Gardaí

Gardaí met a number of vehicles on the Dublin Road in Carlow on Sunday morning who were "intending on exercising ponies".

Two drivers tested positive for drugs and were arrested.

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Gardai say the analysis on blood samples is awaited. 

One vehicle was seized as the driver was only on a learner permit and the vehicle had no tax.

Gardaí added that a file will be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to unnecessary journeys.

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