Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Failing To Stop For Checkpoint

Gardaí also found a quantity of cocaine in his possession.

Gardaí have arrested an intoxicated driver in Laois.

The man in his 20s failed to stop for a checkpoint in the Cappalug area, near Ballickmoyler, at about 7 o'clock yesterday evening.

He was also found in possession of a small quantity of cocaine.

The motorist was taken to Portlaoise Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

He has since been charged with dangerous driving to appear in court.



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