Gardai in Sligo equipped with new drug testing devices

It’s been confirmed that Gardai in Sligo are fully equipped with new devices to carry out more drug tests on the roadside.


The new drug test works like an antigen test giving a faster result and will be able to check for the likes of speed ecstasy can be detected for the first time, along with drugs like cocaine and cannabis.


Sgt IC in Roads Policing in the Sligo District Aoife Hayes has described the new device as game changer that will be hopefully help combat drug driving in the wider North West area: