Two charged with impaired driving, other charges

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A 41-year-old man is facing charges including impaired driving and assaulting a police officer after the RNC responded to a two-vehicle collision on Pitts Memorial Drive in the Mount Pearl area about 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Other charges against the man include driving while prohibited and resisting arrest.

He was held in custody for court today, and his vehicle was impounded.

The driver of the other vehicle was treated in hospital for minor injuries.

In another incident, about 9:10 p.m., a 37-year-old man was charged with impaired driving, driving while prohibited and breaching court orders after the RNC made a traffic stop in the downtown area of St. John’s.

The accused was also issued a ticket for not having insurance, operating an unregistered vehicle and driving while suspended.

The vehicle was impounded and the man held in custody for court today.

Geographic location: Mount Pearl

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  • Whaddaya At ?
    December 28, 2012 - 05:41

    Why do I have to drive on the same roads everyday with irresponsible morons whose vehicles are not registered , who don't have insurance, don't have a licence, and usually owe thousands in outstanding fines ?. This is 2012, for God's sake. Are the systems at Motor Registration and Traffic Court that antiquated that they can't get a handle on this problem ?. How long more are we expected to put up with this crap ?.

  • Joe
    December 27, 2012 - 21:45

    The police must be so frustrated dealing with such people who seem to have unlimited rights. You have heard the expression "--------- ------- -- and throw away the key.

  • Avalon Pothole Driver
    December 27, 2012 - 13:01

    Where do I live? What kinds of individuals are surrounding me?