Gardai in Laois seized a quantity of heroin following an incident in Portarlington.
On Monday evening, Portarlington gardai observed a vehicle being driven dangerously in a housing estate.
They pursued the driver who failed to stop initially before being stopped.
Once arrested, the driver was taken to Portlaoise Garda station where a quantity of heroin was recovered.
Gardai say: “Late Monday night, October 12, Portarlington Gardaí observed a vehicle being driven in a dangerous manner from a local housing estate.
“The driver failed to stop but was eventually stopped.
“The driver was arrested at scene and conveyed to Portlaoise Garda Station where a quantity of heroin was seized.
“A court appearance is to follow.”