Man charged in connection with vehicle break-ins

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested a 24-year-old man Tuesday in connection with several vehicle break-ins in the Newfoundland Drive area of St. John's.

According to the RNC, around 1:15 p.m. police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of Newfoundland Drive.

The RNC said a 24-year-old man was apprehended with the assistance of the K-9 unit. He was charged with theft, trespassing at night and breach of court orders. He was held in custody until a court appearance.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to 175 calls for service in a 24-hour period up to early this morning.

Here are some of the other incidents reported:

• 12:45 p.m. Tuesday RNC officers responded to a disturbance in the area of Empire Avenue in St. John’s.

Police arrested a 21-year-old man for assault, forcible confinement, and several breaches of his court orders.

The man was conveyed to court to make an appearance.

• Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, RNC patrol officers responded to a business in the Goulds area of St. John’s where staff had reported a possible impaired driver.

Police located the vehicle in question a short time later and subsequently charged a 71-year-old man with impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.

The man was released to appear in court at a later date.

• Around 6:30 p.m., police responded to a disturbance in the Frecker Drive area of St. John’s.

As a result a 44-year-old man was charged with assault, uttering threats, and breach of court orders. He was held in custody for a court appearance.

• Around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a disturbance at Dooley’s on Topsail Road in St. John’s.

As a result, a 28-year-old woman was charged with causing a disturbance, mischief and assaulting a police officer. The RNC said there were no injuries in the incident. She was detained for court.



Geographic location: Newfoundland, St. John's, Goulds Frecker Drive Topsail Road

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  • MIKE
    April 24, 2013 - 17:12

    I live in a city with more than 1,500.000 people. We might not have many more than 175 people calling the POLICE in 24 hours.