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Traffic violations keep police on the go

Police were kept busy with traffic violations Saturday into the wee hours of Sunday. - SaltWire Network
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. —

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was kept busy throughout the day Saturday and into Sunday dealing with people who appeared to think the Highway Traffic Act didn’t apply to them. As a result, tickets were handed out, a few people had their vehicle impounded and one woman will face her charges in court.    

• 2:30 p.m. —The RNC stopped a vehicle in the area of Snows Lane and Torbay Road. The 52-year-old woman who owned vehicle was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with allowing an unregistered vehicle to be driven and the 38-year-old man behind the wheel was charged with driving an uninsured vehicle. The vehicle was impounded.

• 3:30 p.m. —A traffic safety stop in the area of C.B.S. Highway resulted in a 41-year-old man being charged with driving with no insurance, expired registration and having false stickers attached to the vehicle. He was released but the vehicle was impounded.

• 5:10 p.m. — A 32-year-old woman on the C.B.S. Highway was charged for failure to transfer ownership of a vehicle and driving with no insurance. She was released but her vehicle was impounded.

• 12:50 a.m. Sunday —A traffic safety stop in the west end of St. John’s resulted in a 36-year-old man getting a seven-day suspension of his driving privileges and his vehicle was impounded.

• 1:18 a.m.  — Police received a possible impaired driving complaint in Paradise. A 30-year-old woman was arrested and charged with impaired driving and operating a vehicle while over 80 mgs. She was given a seven-day suspension and her vehicle was impounded. She will make a court appearance at a later date.

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