Former Premier League star Anthony Stokes has been charged after being arrested by Gardai in Dublin following a police chase which resulted within the 34-year-old being caught with cocaine in his glove field.
Based on the Daily Mail, the previous footballer and a passenger had been adopted by Gardai (Irish police power) by Dublin’s southside earlier than the pair deserted the automobile and tried to flee on foot.
The automobile was focused as a part of an intelligence-led operation which resulted in an estimated £4,000 value of cocaine being discovered inside Stokes’ automobile.
Stokes is a former Premier League star and used to play for golf equipment akin to Arsenal and Sunderland. The ahead made 22 appearances in England’s prime division the place he scored only one objective.
The 34-year-old additionally had spells at Crystal Palace, Sheffield United, Blackburn Rovers and Celtic.
The pair have since been launched on bail and are as a consequence of seem earlier than a courtroom at a later date associated to the incident.
“Gardai arrested two males (aged of their 30s) within the early hours of Friday morning in relation to incidents of harmful driving in Dublin 12,” a Garda spokesperson advised the Day by day Mail. “A amount of medication was additionally recovered from the car.”
Stokes has discovered himself in bother earlier than however this time it might lead to critical penalties.