While on Covid-19 patrol late last night, Laois Roads Policing Unit arrested a driver serving a six-year disqualification and seized the vehicle.
When stopped in the Portlaoise area, the driver provided Gardai with a false name. Despite this, Gardaí established the driver's true identity and learned he was already serving a six-year disqualification from driving - and had an outstanding warrant.
The driver was arrested and held in custody overnight for a court appearance this morning, while the vehicle was seized also.
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