Police in Corner Brook have seized the vehicle of a man who owes a hefty amount in outstanding fines.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary stopped the vehicle for a routine traffic check on Beothuk Crescent Thursday morning and discovered the driver owes $29,641. 

On top of the unpaid fines, the man was driving his vehicle without valid insurance.

The accused, 39, currently lives in Cambridge, Ont, but is originally from Corner Brook. 

Police said the man was held for a court appearance.

The vehicle was impounded.