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: Two men arrested in RNC traffic stop


A traffic stop on Rankin Street on Tuesday resulted in two men being charged with a variety of offenses.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary stopped a vehicle, driven by a 32-year-old male, at around 9:30 a.m. It was found the vehicle had no registration, no insurance and was carrying a false sticker.
In addition, the man had no driver’s license and owed approximately $8,000 in fines. He was charged for each of these offenses and also for breach of a court order.

His passenger, a 30-year-old man, had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Both men were arrested and held pending court appearances.

In an earlier stop in Mount Pearl, RNC arrested and charged a 54-year-old man for traffic act violations that included driving with a suspended licence, driving with no insurance and failure to transfer ownership. The man was also charged with Breach of a Court order.

He was held to appear in court and his vehicle was impounded.

At 10 p.m., the RNC stopped a vehicle on Peace Keepers Way in C.B.S. The driver, a 27-year-old man was arrested and charged with three counts of driving while prohibited.
His vehicle was impounded and the driver was held in custody to appear in court this morning.

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