Athlone Gardai stop man in alleged stolen car on Ballymahon road

A man is due in court in Athlone today charged in connection with possession of a stolen car and road traffic offences.

The man in forties was stopped by Gardai at a routine checkpoint on the Ballymahon road outside Athlone yesterday afternoon.

The VW Polo car the man was driving had false plates and it was found to have been stolen in Dublin a few weeks ago.


He was arrested and charged at Athlone garda station.