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19 Aug 2022

Speeding driver in Kilkenny tests positive in all four testable drug categories

Kilkenny

Picture: Garda Síochána Kilkenny/Carlow

Gardaí from Thomastown Roads Policing Unit (RPU) stopped a vehicle in the Paulstown area of County Kilkenny this evening.

The vehicle was stopped because the motorist was driving at a speed of 159 km/h.

When an oral fluid test was carried out, the driver tested positive for drug-driving in all four testable categories - cocaine, opiates, benzodiazepines and cannabis. 

"Pending results from the lab, the driver has a serious case to answer," Gardaí noted. 

 

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