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Motorist arrested and car seized following Gardaí checkpoint in Longford

Mar 26, 2021 11:03 By Shannonside News
Motorist arrested and car seized following Gardaí checkpoint in Longford Motorist arrested and car seized following Gardaí checkpoint in Longford
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When stopped, the driver of the car produced a fake driving license to members of the Longford Roads Policing Unit and subsequently tested positive for cocaine use

A motorist has been arrested and a vehicle seized in Longford this week following a multi-agency checkpoint in the county.

When stopped, a driver produced a fake driving license to members of the Longford Road Policing Unit.

Following a roadside drug test, the motorist also tested positive for cocaine use.

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Gardaí arrested the driver of the car, impounded the vehicle, and seized the fake license, with a court appearance now to follow.

Gardaí are urging people to reduce their speed today as National Slow Down Day began today and will run until tomorrow morning.

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