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Off-Duty Garda Fails Alcohol Test After Crash In Cork

An off-duty Garda failed a roadside breath-test for alcohol after a crash in Cork city. It happened...
Eoghan Murphy
Eoghan Murphy

12:40 PM - 21 Dec 2020



Off-Duty Garda Fails Alcohol T...

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Off-Duty Garda Fails Alcohol Test After Crash In Cork

Eoghan Murphy
Eoghan Murphy

12:40 PM - 21 Dec 2020



An off-duty Garda failed a roadside breath-test for alcohol after a crash in Cork city.

It happened at 5.30 on Saturday morning, when a car and a van collided at Silver Springs Hill.

The off-duty officer was the driver of the car, and he was arrested after failing the breath-test.

He was taken to Guranabraher Garda Station and later released without charge.

Separately, €360,000 worth of cannabis and a shot-gun have been seized in Sligo and Leitrim.

It's after gardai seized a car for road traffic breaches in Sligo town yesterday afternoon at 4.15.

This led to the discovery of 350,000 euro worth of cannabis, located in a number of packages.

In a follow-up search in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, gardai seized a shotgun and €10,000 of cannabis.

A man in his 40s has been arrested and is in Garda custody.



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