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Another round of impounded vehicles, arrests after traffic stops in St. John’s and C.B.S

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers seem to be spending lots of time dealing with drivers who just won't follow rules and regulations. - Submitted

St. John’s, N.L. — It seems that police may be scrambling for places to store impounded vehicles after another day of seizures due to people driving without licences, registration or insurance.

Here are just some of the offences that occurred since noon Wednesday:
• At 12 noon Wednesday police stopped a man in Conception Bay South who was arrested for for driving while disqualified and numerous breaches of court orders. The 27-year-old was issued a summary offence ticket for driving while suspended. The vehicle was impounded the man was held for court.

• At 2:54 p.m. a traffic safety stop in the centre of St. John’s resulted in a 21-year-old man being issued summary offence tickets for no insurance, failure to transfer ownership of vehicle and expired registration. His vehicle was also impounded.

• At 10 p.m. A a 42-year-old male driver in the centre of St. John’s was issued summary offence tickets for no insurance, suspended driver’s licence, failure to transfer ownership of vehicle and an expired driver’s licence. His vehicle was seized and impounded.

• At 3 a.m. this morning the RNC stopped a man at a business in the west end of St. John’s. The 46-year-old was issued summary offence ticket for driving while suspended. He was also on a court order to remain away from the business. As a result he was arrested and charged with breaching the court order. He spent the night in Her Majesty’s lockup to face court in the morning. His vehicle was seized and impounded.

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