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02 Oct 2022

Vehicle seized after driver tried to avoid garda checkpoint

Officers conducting a checkpoint became suspicious when the vehicle turned

Garda car top

Gardaí stopped the vehicle after the driver tried to avoid detection

A motorist who came to garda attention when he tried to avoid a checkpoint has had his vehicle seized, and faces court charges for a number of offences.

Ballyshannon Gardaí were operating a checkpoint on Monday morning when they observed that a vehicle had turned away from them.

A garda spokesperson said: "The vehicle was stopped and it was established that the driver did not have a driving licence. The vehicle was not taxed, insured or tested.

"The vehicle was seized and the driver will now face a court appearance.

"Never take unnecessary risks on the roads."

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