A motorist who was initially stopped by Gardaí for a seemingly innocuous offence has been arrested.
Gardaí in Tipperary first pulled over the driver of this blue Peugeot 307 due to the vehicle having "dangerously fogged up windows."
On closer inspection, it was found that the motorist was driving without a valid NCT or tax certificate.
A drugs wipe test was then carried out which revealed that the individual was operating the vehicle while under the influence of cannabis.
The driver was arrested and their car was seized.
Taking to the @gardatraffic Twitter account, Gardaí said: "Tipperary Roads Policing Unit stopped this car, as it had dangerously fogged up windows.
"It was found that the car had no NCT or Tax and the driver was arrested after a positive Drug Wipe test for Cannabis and their car was seized."
Tipperary Roads Policing Unit stopped this car, as it had dangerously fogged up windows.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) December 5, 2022
Another Motoring Offence on Tipperary Roads
Having been initially stopped for driving a vehicle without a valid tax certificate that had expired almost 962 days previously, it was then discovered that the motorist did not hold a valid driver's licence or car insurance.
Once the rogue motorist underwent a drugs test it was discovered that they were also driving while under the influence of cocaine and cannabis.
The motorist was then arrested with an appearance in court to follow. The vehicle was also seized.
Tipperary RPU intercepted this car in Nenagh and discovered the driver held neither a licence nor insurance.
The motorist was then arrested on suspicion of drug driving, having failed a test for cocaine & cannabis.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 20, 2022