Large garda presence in Offaly countryside in multi-agency checkpoints

Justin Kelly

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Large garda presence in Offaly countryside in multi-agency checkpoints

Large garda presence in Offaly countryside in multi-agency checkpoints

There was a significant garda presence in west Offaly on Monday amid large multi-agency checkpoints carried out with the Road Safety Authority and Customs.

Offaly gardaí, along with Customs, the RSA and Divisional Roads Policing Units carried out a series of checkpoints at Shannonbridge, Ferbane and Kilcormac.

During the operation, gardaí detected a vehicle with four bald tyres with ply visible on both front tyres, causing significant danger.

Tachograph offences were also detected at the checkpoints.

PICTURED: One of the bald tyres detected on a vehicle at an Offaly checkpoint on Monday