Gardaí arrested a man following reports of a stolen vehicle in Sligo on Saturday evening.
It understood an intruder entered a house, which was believed to be left unlocked, in the Sligo Town area and stole car keys before subsequently taking the vehicle.
Following investigations the stolen vehicle was located in Kinlough, within a few hours of the initial report with the assistance of Donegal and Leitrim Gardaí.
A man was arrested in connection with the theft and detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station.
He has since been charged with Burglary and Unauthorised Taking of a vehicle and will appear before the local courts.