39 Tickets Issued After Radar Checkpoint

The RNC conducted a radar checkpoint in the areas of Pitts Memorial Drive, Peacekeepers Way and the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday.

There were 39 Summary Offence tickets issued with the highest speed recorded as 159 km/h.

Police also attempted to conduct a traffic safety stop in the west end of St John’s. The driver of the vehicle did not stop for police and fled the area striking another vehicle.

The collision caused minor damage to both vehicles and no injuries were reported. After a police investigation the driver, who owed over $14,000 outstanding in fines was identified however could not be located.

A warrant for the drivers arrest was requested which included several Highway Traffic Act and Criminal Code charges.