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RCMP Traffic Services West seize three vehicles for Highway Traffic Act violations


Three vehicles were recently seized in the Pasadena to Deer Lake area by RCMP Traffic Services West for violations of the Highway Traffic Act.

Violations included aggressive speeding and no insurance.

At about 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 21, police were on patrol on the Trans-Canada Highway near St. Judes, when a truck was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. Police said the officer obtained radar readings as high as 155 kms/hr and conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, a 27-year-old Pasadena man, was found in possession of cannabis not properly sealed. Police suspended the man’s driver’s licence, ticketed him for speeding and a cannabis violation. The truck was impounded.

At about 11 a.m. on Jan. 26, police were patrolling the Trans-Canada Highway near Little Rapids and observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed. Radar readings as high as 156 kms/hr were obtained.

A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, a 17-year-old male of Pasadena who has a graduated driver’s licence, was ticketed for speeding. His licence was suspended and his vehicle was impounded.

At about 10 a.m. on Jan. 27, officers on patrol in Deer Lake observed a vehicle speeding on Route 430, near George Aaron Drive.

Police conducted a traffic stop and the driver, a 19-year-old Deer Lake man, was driving a vehicle without insurance. The man was ticketed under the Highway Traffic Act and the vehicle he was driving was impounded.

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