Traffic stop nets driver facing $26,000 in fines, wanted on warrant: police

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.

The Canadian Press

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