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22 May 2022

Kildare gardaí stop dangerous driver who later tested positive for cannabis

Kildare gardaí stop dangerous driver who later tested positive for cannabis

Pic: An Garda Síochána via Twitter

Gardaí in County Kildare recently stopped a dangerous driver who later tested positive for cannabis.

The Garda Traffic account on Twitter said: "Leixlip Gardaí detected a vehicle travelling 166kph on the M4."

"The unaccompanied learner permit holder with no l-plates failed a roadside drugs test for cannabis & was arrested."

The gardaí added that the vehicle was seized and that the driver has been charged with dangerous driving.

"Other charges may follow pending drug analysis," they added.

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