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Traffic stops round up more errant St. John’s drivers

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary - Submitted

St. John’s, N.L. — Police were once again busy during Friday and overnight spotting drivers who were breaking the law. Offences ranged from intoxicated driving to operating a vehicle when the person wasn’t licensed, insured or registered. Here’s the RNC’s roundup

• At 1 p.m.  patrol services pulled over a vehicle on Topsail Road. A 25 year-old-male manwas issued summary offence tickets for a suspended licence, unregistered vehicle, and no insurance. The vehicle was impounded.

• At 9 p.m. a traffic safety stop on a vehicle on Topsail Road resulted in a 60 year-old-man given a seven-day driving suspension. He had provided a breath sample that registered a warning on the approved screening device (ASD). His vehicle was impounded.

• At 11 p.m. during a traffic stop in the centre city area a 23-year-old woman was give summary offence tickets for operating with a suspended driver’s licence and failing to transfer vehicle ownership. Her vehicle was impounded.

• At 11:15 p.m. on Empire Avenue in St. John's an 18-year-old male was issued summary offence ticket for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The vehicle was impounded.

• At 2:35 a.m. this morning (Saturday) RNC Operational Patrol Services stopped on a vehicle in the centre city area of St. John’s. A 19-year-old male driver provided a breath sample that registered a warning on the approved screening device (ASD). He was given a seven-day suspension under the provincial legislation and the vehicle was impounded.

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