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RNC net two drivers collectively owing more than $20,000 in fines

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Man charged for stealing vehicle

A pair of traffic stops last night by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary found two drivers operating their vehicles with more than $20,000 in outstanding fines.
The biggest offender was a 53-year-old man stopped in Conception Bay South at 3:15 a.m.
He owed more than $15,000 in outstanding fines.
He was charged with operating a vehicle with no insurance and no license. He was released after he was charged to appear in court at a later date and his vehicle was impounded.
A second traffic stop was conducted around 7:45 p.m. on Topsail Road in Paradise which found the driver,  a 41-year-old man, owed more than $5,600 in outstanding fines.
He was charged with operating a vehicle without a license, no insurance and failing to transfer ownership of the vehicle.
He was taken to lockup overnight and held for court today. In addition, his vehicle was impounded.
In a third traffic stop incident, in the west end of St. John’s, a 36-year-old man was charged for stealing a vehicle and for breaches of court orders.
He was taken directly to court on the charges.
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