BANK HOLIDAY DRINK DRIVE ARRESTS WELL DOWN
Gardai in Fermoy have reported a decrease in the number of drink driving arrests over the recent bank holiday weekend, writes Brian Moore. During the May bank holiday in 2009 there were eight arrests in the Fermoy divisional area for drink driving. However, only two arrests took place this year.
“We have been conducting an increased number of checkpoints and have seen a marked decrease in the number of people over the limit. However, we will continue to enforce checkpoints over the coming weeks and months and again I would advise anyone who is considering drinking and driving to think again and make other arrangements,” Inspector Tony O’Sullivan told The Avondhu.
Trailers stolen In other news, gardai in Fermoy are investigating the theft of a number of trailers in the area recently.
“A trailer was stolen from a yard outside a house in Kilworth on April 29 and a trailer plus a quad bike was taken from outside a house in Ballyhooly on April 30. Anyone with information should contact the gardai in Fermoy on 025-82100,” Inspector O’Sullivan concluded.
Thursday 6th May 9:14pm