A Portlaoise woman who fled from gardai was caught when a member of the public blocked her escape, Portlaoise Court heard .
Lisa Nevin (25), 5 Greenview, Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise was charged with dangerous driving and no insurance at Mountmellick Rd, Portlaoise on August 9.
Nevin was pursued by gardai and only stopped when a member of the public blocked her route with their vehicle.
A four year driving ban was handed down on the dangerous driving charge, with a fine of €100. The no insurance charge was taken into consideration, with a two year driving disqualification imposed on this.