The motorist had failed to stop for units near Portlaoise
The garda helicopter was called to intercept a dangerous driver in Laois yesterday.
The motorist was involved in a number of dangerous driving incidents on the N80 between Portlaoise and Stradbally.
After failing to stop for gardaí, a stinger device was deployed in Stradbally, which successfully deflated the front tyres of the vehicle.
The garda helicopter also assisted local units in bringing the incident to conclusion, and the driver was arrested.
They've been charged to appear before Portlaoise District Court.