The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary handled 117 calls for service in a 24-hour period up to 4 a.m. this morning and a lot of impaired drivers were nabbed again this weekend.
Sunday afternoon, the RNC received calls from the public concerning a possible Impaired driver on Kenmount Road and a short time later on Topsail Road west.
Around 12:55 p.m., officers located the suspect vehicle and stopped it on Mount Carson Avenue in Mount Pearl. A 30-year-old operator was detained and has been charged with Impaired driving. A check also revealed that the driver had no valid driver's licence, no Insurance and had failed to transfer ownership. He also had over $32,000 in outstanding traffic fines. The accused has been held in custody for court and his vehicle was impounded.
Following a complaint from the general public around 6:20 p.m. Sunday, a 54-year-old man was arrested in the Goulds area of St. John's for impaired driving and failing the breathalyzer. He was released to appear for court at a later date.
And, around 8 p.m., a 43-year-old male driver was stopped in the Paradise area and charged for Impaired driving, as well as failing the breathalyzer. He was also released to appear in court at a later date.