Drivers found driving under the influence of drink and drugs in Cavan over weekend

Drivers were found driving under the influence of drink and drugs in Cavan over the weekend.

Patrols and checkpoints continued over the weekend by local Gardaí in Cavan and Monaghan under Operation Fanacht.

At midday on Saturday Gardaí in Belturbet stopped a motorist who subsequently tested positive for cocaine after a roadside drugs tests.

They were arrested and taken to Cavan Garda Station, with a court date to follow.

On Sunday a van was observed by Bailieborough Gardai driving erratically.

This driver was arrested for drunk driving and taken to Bailieborough Garda Station.

The passengers were also both issued with fines for non essential journeys.