Trio Crash Stolen Vehicle on Veterans Memorial Highway #nltraffic


The RCMP, Bay de Grave Fire Department and local ambulances responded to a single vehicle rollover on Veterans Memorial Highway on Sunday at 10:00 am.

Two of the vehicle’s occupants were at the scene when police arrived, while a third had fled.

Further investigation revealed the vehicle involved was allegedly stolen from St. John's the night before. The vehicle is also believed to be part of a gas-and-dash which occurred in Bay Roberts moments earlier. The vehicle was also subject to a mischief complaint in Harbour Grace the same morning.

As a result of the investigation, a 15-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man, all from St. John's, have been charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5000, theft under $5000, mischief under $5000 and breaches of court orders. All three suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the collision. They have been held in police custody pending a court appearance in Harbour Grace today.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Bay Roberts Detachment at 709-786-2118. To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading our free and secure mobile app. Search your App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


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