02 Oct 2022

Courier 'driving erratically' in Kilkenny tests positive for cocaine

Courier 'driving erratically' in Kilkenny tested positive for cocaine

Kilkenny gardaí intercepted a vehicle on the Callan Road in Kilkenny City yesterday following reports of a courier 'driving erratically'. 

After stopping the vehicle, members of the Roads Policing Unit conducted a road side drugs oral fluid test on the driver.

A positive result for cocaine was identified on the road side test (see below).

[Picture: An Garda Síochána]

The driver was subsequently arrested and a further sample was taken back at the station.

Analysis on the second sample is to follow and gardaí have stated that 'a career change will be mandated on successful prosecution'. 

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