January 22, 2020
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Drug driver nabbed at Garda checkpoint outside Kilkenny city

A suspected drug driver was caught with a quantity of cannabis when he was stopped at a Garda checkpoint on the outskirts of Kilkenny city.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after his vehicle was searched on the Hebron Road on Sunday evening and is due to appear in court.

A local Garda spokesperson confirmed: “Members of Unit D, Kilkenny conducting a checkpoint on outskirts of City, stopped a motorist and located a small quantity of cannabis. Driver arrested on suspicion of drug driving. Vehicle was also seized as driver had no insurance. Results of blood analysis awaited. Court to follow. Never drive while under the influence of an intoxicant. #Arrivealive.”

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