Driver Arrested for Having Cannabis in Vehicle

On Sunday at 10:00 pm RNC stopped a speeding vehicle in the area of Team Gushue Highway, St. John’s.

As a result of the traffic safety stop, the 23 year old male driver was issued summary offence tickets for driving while suspended, no insurance and failing to transfer ownership of the vehicle.

The driver was also issued a ticket under the Cannabis Act for having cannabis readily available in the vehicle.

The passenger of the vehicle was issued a ticket for consuming cannabis in a vehicle.

The vehicle was subsequently seized.