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19/10/2021

Thurles Gardaí arrest five people for drink driving - warning to motorists to lock vehicles, put valuables out of sight

Thurles Gardaí arrest five people for drink driving - warning to motorists to lock vehicles, put valuables out of sight

In the last 10 days Gardaí attached to the Thurles District have arrested 5 people for driving whilst intoxicated in the Thurles Garda District. A file will be considered for prosecution for each detection with the arrested person having to appear before the Courts shortly.

Gardaí would like to ask members of the Public to never consume intoxicants and drive. The Garda Road Policing Unit are continuously mounting checkpoints and patrols to enforce the Road Traffic Acts and to check for drink driving & driving under the influence of drugs.

Gardai have arrested 5 people for driving under the influence of intoxicants in the last 12 days. Gardaí are out night and day in continuing effort to lower road fatalities in the Tipperary Division and performing checkpoints for alcohol and drug driving in all areas of the district.

Crime Prevention: Gardai would also like to advise motorists never to leave their vehicles unlocked, and not to leave valuable items on display in vehicles.

A number of thefts have occurred in the Thurles and Templemore area in the last number of weeks. Some of the vehicles targeted were unlocked. If it is necessary to leave items in a vehicle please put item out of sight, in glove box or the boot of the vehicle.

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