Driver arrested after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis

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Naas Roads Policing unit in Co Meath were conducting speed checks on the M9 today, Thursday, August 22, when they noted a car driving at 170km/hr in a 120km/hr zone in extremely wet conditions. 

The driver of the Volkswagen vehicle was subsequently tested for drugs and tested positive for both cannabis and cocaine. 

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The driver was arrested at the scene, with court proceedings to follow.