RNC lay charges for thefts, traffic violations

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to several complaints about thefts Wednesday.

Around 3:15 p.m., police received a complaint about a theft from a downtown St. John's restaurant.

The RNC says an adult male was charged with theft and two breaches of a court order. He was held at the city lockup for court today.

Around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a call of a shoplifter at a store in the west end of St. John's and arrested a 33-year-old man. He was released to appear in court at a later date.

Police were also called to Sears in the Avalon Mall around 6 p.m. for a reported theft. A 29-year-old man was charged with one count of theft and was released to later appear in court.

Also Wednesday, around 4:20 p.m., police conducted a traffic safety stop in the Terra Nova Road area of St. John's.  The male driver was issued a number of summary offence tickets for driving without insurance, operating an unregistered vehicle, driving while suspended, failing to transfer ownership of the vehicle and having false registration stickers. The vehicle was impounded by police and the man was released from custody to appear in court at a later date.

In another traffic stop around 7 p.m., a 25-year-old male driver was arrested for driving while prohibited. He was held in custody until a court appearance.



Geographic location: St. John's, Terra Nova Road

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  • Bogus
    January 10, 2013 - 12:54

    Shoplifters,traffic offenses...now that's top notch investigative journalism.