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Driver arrested in Ballinagh area for drug driving

Mar 31, 2022 12:03 By News Northern Sound
Driver arrested in Ballinagh area for drug driving Driver arrested in Ballinagh area for drug driving
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The driver tested positive for both cocaine and cannabis.

A driver has been arrested in the Ballinagh area for drug driving.

On Tuesday night, Cavan Gardaí were patrolling in the area when they observed a car acting suspiciously.

This car was intercepted and the driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of an intoxicant.

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An oral fluid test performed at Cavan Garda Station was positive for both cocaine and cannabis.

A blood sample was then taken from the driver and a quantity of suspected cannabis was also located in the car.

The vehicle was also taken off the road as it had no tax or NCT.

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Gardaí have used the incident to remind people to never drive under the influence of drink or drugs.

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