Nfld. & Labrador

Driver owing $20K in outstanding fines arrested, police impound vehicle

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers pulled over the driver on Saturday afternoon in the central area of St. John's.

RNC say the 39-year-old driver had a suspended licence, and no insurance

A 39-year-old man will appear in court Sunday, after the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary conducted a traffic stop in St. John's. (CBC)

A man owing more than $20,000 in outstanding traffic-related fines was arrested Saturday in St. John's.

At 4 p.m., Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers pulled over the 39-year-old driver, who has a suspended licence, in the central area of the city. 

The RNC said the man was also operating his vehicle with no insurance.

Police held him in custody for a court appearance on Sunday morning.

The vehicle was impounded.

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