Police Arrest Man Owing $32,808.00 in Fines #nltraffic
At 12:30 am on Wednesday RNC attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the west end of St. John’s. The vehicle refused to stop and fled from police.
The vehicle was located shortly afterward abandoned in Bowring Park. After a police investigation the 38 year old male driver who is known to police was arrested a short distance from his home.
The male was found to owe $32,808.00 in outstanding fines. He was charged under the highway traffic act for driving while suspended and driving without insurance. He was also charged under the criminal code for flight from police in a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and breach of court orders.
He was held for court.