A 25-year-old man was charged with multiple offences, after operating an ATV during peak traffic in a busy section of St. John's on Friday afternoon.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary pulled over the man in the area of Pippy Place and Kenmount Road around 4:15 p.m.

He was charged with driving while prohibited, and issued tickets under the Highway Traffic Act.

Police said he also had $25,000 in outstanding fines.

The man was released to appear in court at a later date.