Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Limerick had been disqualified for 15 years

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Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Limerick had been disqualified for 15 years

A MOTORIST who was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Limerick was found to be disqualified for 15 years, gardai said this Monday. 

Gardai took to social media on Monday afternoon following the arrest, saying: “Limerick RPU [road policing unit]: Car stopped at MIT [mandatory intoxicant] c/point [checkpoint] arrested on suspicion of d/driving [drink-driving]. Check on mobile mobility app showed also disqualified for 15yrs.

Gardai added: “Arrested and brought before court.”

Limerick gardai’s mobility app is part of a new pilot programme being led by the Limerick Garda Division, which allows patrol officers to quickly detect rogue road users at checkpoints via mobile devices.