RNC investigating industrial accident

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary had a busy 24-hour period, up to early this morning, with 237 calls for service.

Among them:

• At 12:55 p.m. Monday, the RNC and Occupational Health and Safety responded to Kent's on Stavanger Drive in St. John's when a 51-year-old male operating a fork lift was involved in an industrial accident.

Police say the fork lift tip forward due to excessive load. The man was transported to the Health Sciences Centre with minor head injuries.

• At 3:30 p.m. Monday, a 16-year-old male was charged with theft from Sobeys, Merrymeeting Road. He was released for court.

• At 4 p.m. Monday, a 29-year-old man was charged with four counts of break and entry following several residential break-ins on Bells Turn Monday morning. He had originally been arrested at 5 a.m. on one count of breaks and entry. The suspect was held in custody.

• At 1 p.m. Monday, as the result of a traffic safety stop in Conception Bay South, a 43-year-old man was charged with offences under the Highway Traffic Act, including having no insurance. His vehicle was impounded.

• At 2:50 p.m. Monday, as the result of a traffic safety stop in Conception Bay South, a 24-year-old woman was charged with offences under the Highway Traffic Act, including having no insurance. Her vehicle was impounded.

• At 4:30 p.m. Monday, a 24-year-old man was charged with impaired driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident following a collision with a parked vehicle on Kelsey Drive. He was released for court.

• At 7:30 p.m. Monday, police arrived at a St. John’s hospital to a complaint of a woman causing a disturbance towards staff and other patients.

The 36-year-old woman was charged for causing a disturbance and breach of probation. She was held for court after being medically cleared.

• At 2 a.m. this morning, police arrested a 26-year-old man on LeMarchant Road after a concerned citizen reported that a vehicle had collided with a utility pole. The man was charged with impaired by drug and alcohol. He was released to appear in court at a later date.

 

 

Organizations: Health Sciences Centre, Sobeys

Geographic location: St. John's, Merrymeeting Road, LeMarchant Road

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