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Man arrested following drug-driving incident in Carrickmacross

Feb 15, 2022 10:02 By News Northern Sound
Man arrested following drug-driving incident in Carrickmacross Man arrested following drug-driving incident in Carrickmacross
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The driver tested positive for cocaine and cannabis.

A man was arrested following a drug-driving incident in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan.

Gardaí were on patrol in Carrickmacross last Thursday when they observed a car acting suspiciously in the town.

Gardaí stopped the vehicle and the driver appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicant.

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A roadside drug test was carried out and the driver tested positive for cocaine and cannabis.

Upon arrest, a blood sample was obtained at Carrickmacross Garda Station and local gardaí says a court date is the likely to follow.

Carrickmacross Gardaí are using the incident to encourage motorists to never drive under the influence of drink or drugs.

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