Suspected drug driver tried to evade Garda checkpoint at Kilkenny town
The driver’s vehicle was also found to be displaying false discs when he was pulled over by gardai.
Gardai confirmed charges will follow.
A local Garda spokesperson said: “The driver of this vehicle was displaying false discs and was arrested by Gardai from the Roads Policing Unit after turning away from a Mandatory Intoxicant Checkpoint in Callan. He failed a roadside drugs test.
“Charges to follow regardless, for fraudulent discs, further charges in the event of his blood sample coming back positive for drugs.”