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Suspended driver caught in St. John’s driving rental truck with hatch open; owed $18,000 in fines

A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol car is shown in St. John's. — File photo
A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary patrol car is shown in St. John's. — File photo - Keith Gosse

St. Johns, N.L. — Friday morning shortly after 9 oclock the RNC stopped a rental truck on Kenmount Road after officers noticed the rear hatch was wide open.

They discovered that the 39-year-old male driver was suspended from driving and owed in excess of $18,000 in outstanding fines.

The man was held for a court appearance in the afternoon and the truck was released back to the rental company.

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