A 21-year-old man is due to appear before Naas District Court this morning, January 31, charged in relation to a number of burglaries in Mullingar, and incidents of dangerous driving in the Naas area.
Between 5pm and 6pm on January 30, at least five houses in Mullingar were broken into. Gardaí received reports of a black Saab leaving the scene of the break-ins.
At about 9pm a car fitting the description was seen in the Naas area.
Garda units attempted to intercept this car, which crashed in the Sallins area. One man was arrested at the scene and gardaí believe two other men may have escaped.
Items of property were also recovered in the car.
The 21-year-old is currently detained at Naas Garda station and will appear in court later today.