RNC Catch Man Damaging and Stealing from Parking Meters #nltraffic

At 7:40 pm RNC Operational Patrol Services responded to the area of St. Clare’s Hospital, St. John’s to a report of a male damaging and stealing from parking meters.

The male suspect left on foot but was later picked up in a vehicle.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle the male had entered but the male suspect fled on foot once the vehicle pulled over.

The 33 year old female operator of the vehicle was found to be operating the vehicle with no insurance and had failed to transfer ownership. The female driver was ticketed for same and the vehicle was impounded. At 10:00 pm, as a result of further investigation, initial responding officers attended the residence of the meter theft suspect.

Officers located the 35 year old male suspect at the residence.

The male was charged with mischief, theft and breach of court orders. The male was held for court in the morning.