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Saturday traffic stops keep RNC busy around metro area

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser.  — Telegram file
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary cruiser. — Telegram file

St. John’s, N.L. — Police issued a seven-day driving suspension and impounded a vehicle after a 71-year-old man was stopped under suspicion of impaired driving around 8 o’clock Saturday morning in Logy Bay.

Around 1 p.m. the RNC stopped a vehicle in the centre of St. John’s and arrested a passenger, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. That man was held overnight and will appear in court today.

In Mount Pearl, Saturday afternoon around 2 p.m. the RNC observed two vehicles pulling into the RNC office parking lot. Both drivers exited their vehicles where they were met by police. A 27-year-old man driving one of the vehicles was charged as a result of having driven to the police station. It was determined that he was operating an unregistered vehicle without valid insurance. He was issued several summary offence tickets and the vehicle was impounded.

A 37-year-old male was issued a summary offence ticket for operating with no insurance and his vehicle was impounded after the RNC stopped him in the centre city area of St. John’s round 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon.

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