Police arrest man wanted on warrant
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The past may have finally caught up with a Newfoundland driver who police say is on the hook for a hefty $26,000 in fines. They say the 36-year-old man was pulled over during a routine traffic stop in St. John’s at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
They say the man gave officers a false name and did not have a valid driver’s licence or insurance.
Police say the driver was eventually identified, leading to the discovery that he was wanted on a warrant.
He was arrested and taken into custody for a court appearance to face charges under the Highway Traffic Act.
His vehicle was seized.