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Leitrim Gardaí seize substantial amount of drugs following roadside checkpoint

Mar 25, 2021 18:03 By Shannonside News
Leitrim Gardaí seize substantial amount of drugs following roadside checkpoint Leitrim Gardaí seize substantial amount of drugs following roadside checkpoint
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The vehicle of a man in his 30s was searched following positive readings of cocaine and cannabis from a roadside drugs test.

Leitrim Gardaí arrested a motorist earlier this week following the discovery of €16,000 worth of cocaine in his vehicle.

The man in his 30s was stopped by Carrick-on-Shannon Gardaí on Sunday and subsequently failed a roadside oral fluid test for Cannabis and Cocaine.

Following a search of the vehicle, Gardaí discovered a large amount of controlled drugs, which will are currently undergoing analysis.

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The driver of the vehicle was arrested and a file is to be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Leitrim Gardaí are urging motorist never to drive under the influence of drugs.

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