Gardaí in Donegal urge road users to “stop risking lives” after weekend arrests

By Dionne Meehan  GARDAÍ have urged road users in Donegal to “stop risking lives” and to “start acting responsibly” following a series of arrests at the weekend. On Friday night, Gardaí from Buncrana Roads Policing Unit detected a car travelling at 131KPH in a 100KPH speed zone. Advertisement The car was stopped and the driver […]

Four arrests for drink driving

GARDAÍ in Donegal have appealed to motorists to never drink and drive after four arrests were made for drink driving on Saturday night alone. Four drivers were arrested on suspicion of drink driving within the Buncrana District. Two of the arrests were made in the Carndonagh area and two in the Buncrana area. “Sadly, it […]

Eleven weekend arrests for driving under the influence

ELEVEN motorists across Donegal Division were arrested over the Easter bank holiday for driving under the influence of drink or drugs. Gardai had warned that they would be ramping up patrols on the county’s roads over the Bank Holiday weekend in a bid to crackdown on drink and drug-driving offences. Eight arrests were made for drink-driving related offences, and three […]

Substantial increase in arrests over the Rally weekend

THERE was a substantial increase in arrests over the Rally weekend in Letterkenny with a special sitting of the District Court held on Saturday night by Judge Paul Kelly. Almost 70 arrests had been made up to yesterday afternoon for public order, drink driving, dangerous driving and drug offences. Speaking to the Donegal News yesterday […]