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Gardaí arrest driver doing 140km/ph while smoking a joint

The individual is due to appear in court.
Jan 11th 2016, 10:00 AM 40,569 0

GARDAI HAVE ARRESTED a person driving at 140 km/ph while smoking a joint.

They were nabbed after being spotted passing an unmarked police car on the M50 near Blanchardstown in Dublin.

The vehicle was stopped and the drugs in the car seized.

After being taken to the station the arrested individual was required to provide a blood sample.

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Gardaí have tweeted that they are set to appear in court.

In December the cabinet approved a new road traffic bill to tighten the laws on drug driving.

Comments have been closed on this article as legal proceedings are ongoing.

Read: This device is what gardaí will use to test who’s been drug driving

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