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Gardai also seized an amount of drugs from a passenger

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The car was seized

The car was seized

The car was seized

A learner driver was arrested and had his car seized after being stopped by Carlow Roads Policing Unit yesterday.

Gardai revealed the car was pulled over when it turned away from an Operation Fanacht checkpoint.

A “learner driver, unaccompanied by licensed driver, tested positive for driving under the influence of drugs,” Gardai tweeted.

“And passenger had a quantity of drugs on board.”

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Drugs were also seized

Drugs were also seized

Drugs were also seized

In a follow-up inquiry, Gardai confirmed that the car was seized under the Clancy Amendment.

"FCPNs (fixed charge penalty notices) were issued and the driver, a male, was arrested,” the Garda Press Office added.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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