A NOVICE driver has been arrested this morning after testing positive for cannabis.

The driver was also fined €100 for non-essential travel under current Level 5 restrictions.

Roscommon Road Policing Unit officers arrested the novice driver this morning.

Taking to Twitter, gardai explained that the arrest was made due to a positive cannabis test.

The passenger was also given a fine for non essential travel.

Gardai said: “Roscommon RPU stop this car during routine covid check. “Just out for a spin”.

“Novice Driver with no N plate, tested positive for cannabis and arrested. Proceedings to follow.

“Passenger also given €100 FPN for non essential travel. #StayAtHome #SaferRoads”.

Source:  https://www.thesun.ie/news/6531328/driver-arrested-cannabis-fined-non-essential-travel/