The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating an incident Thursday night in Conception Bay South where a driver fled from police.
The RNC said patrol members attempted to conduct a traffic safety stop in the Manuels, Conception Bay South area around 10:22 p.m., but the driver of the vehicle wouldn’t stop.
After a short pursuit, officers terminated their attempt to stop the vehicle.
There has been no arrest yet concerning this incident.
Around 1 a.m. this morning, the RNC also arrested a 30-year-old man in the Manuels, Conception Bay South area for five breaches of a court order.
He was held in custody until a court appearance this morning.
The RNC responded to 179 calls between 4 a.m. Thursday morning and 4 a.m. this morning.
Also in the RNC 24-hour report:
• Around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, the RNC conducted a traffic safety stop in the Elizabeth Avenue area of St. John’s. A 26-year-old man was charged with driving without a valid license, operating an unregistered vehicle, failing to transfer ownership, using false stickers and operating a vehicle without valid insurance.
Police say the driver owed $ 3,000 in traffic fines. The vehicle was impounded and the driver was released to appear in court at a later date.
• At 2:50 p.m., RNC patrol officers conducted a traffic safety stop on Richard Nolan Drive, where a 45-year-old woman was charged with operating a vehicle without valid insurance. She was released and will appear in court at a later date. Her vehicle was impounded.
Also around 2 p.m., a 22-year-old woman was charged with theft from the Village Shopping Centre. She will appear in court at a later date.