Kelligrews hit-and-run leads to arrest

Published on January 27, 2013

A 23-year-old male has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run incident in Kelligrews that happened shortly after midnight on Sunday.

According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s overnight report, the collision did not result in any injuries. Police arrested the suspect a short while after the incident.

Stephen Edward Gellately appeared in weekend and statutory holidays court in St. John’s on Sunday. He has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a vehicle while impaired, refusal of the breathalyzer, and failure to remain at the scene of an accident.

Gellately was released from custody and is scheduled to return to provincial court on Feb. 27.