The RNC charged numerous people with driving-related offences over the Labour Day weekend in and around the St. John’s area, the police force said today.
The cases include:
• About 6 p.m. Saturday, a 33-year-old man was stopped in the area of Gilbert Street. He was charged with driving while suspended, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and failing to transfer ownership. The man also owed $5,900 in fines. The driver was held in custody for court and the vehicle was impounded.
• On Monday, about 5:35 p.m., RNC officers stopped a vehicle on Freshwater Road and the driver was given tickets for failing to transfer ownership, operating an unregistered vehicle, using false stickers, operating a vehicle with a suspended licence and operating a vehicle without a valid insurance policy. The vehicle was impounded and the man was held in custody until a court appearance. He also owes $22,450 in outstanding fines.
• About 8 p.m. Monday, RNC officers stopped a vehicle on Newfoundland Drive. The 26-year-old male driver was found to be driving while his licence is suspended, and was operating a motor vehicle without a valid insurance policy. He also has $17,950 in outstanding fines. The vehicle was impounded and the man was held in custody to appear in court.