Gardaí in Cahir Co Tipperary were on patrol on the M8 yesterday afternoon at approximately 3pm. The Garda unit detected a driver exceeding the speed limit, a 39-year-old male driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and for no insurance and no road tax. The car was seized.
During the course of a search of the car and the 39-year-old man, Cannabis herb (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €38,000 was seized.
The arrested man is due before a special sitting of Cashel District Court today.
Investigations are continuing.