Search our Archive

01/08/2021

New use for coffee holder! No wonder driver tried to hide on Gardaí

New use for coffee holder! Driver tried to hide on Gardaí

A can of beer on the dashboard

When gardaí eventually intercepted this vehicle they found the coffee holder containing a different beverage!

Having an open can of beer in a car is an offence. 

This vehicle was spotted speeding on the Long Mile Road in Dublin and gardaí said the driver tried to evade Gardaí by hiding in a car park.

Officers found an open alcohol container in the car. 

The driver tested for alcohol and failed a roadside breathalyzer test. 

The vehicle was seized and court proceedings will follow in coming weeks. 

More News

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.