Motorist Arrested Following Garda Chase

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The pursuit was instigated when the driver turned away from a Garda checkpoint.

A Garda chase in the midlands resulted in driver being arrested. 

It's after a motorist turned away from a Garda checkpoint in Offaly. 

Gardai pursued the driver for a short distance and they were then arrested for drug driving. 

Cannabis herb was also found in the vehicle. 

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