Harbour Grace RCMP conducted a traffic stop on January 8, 2021, on a vehicle that was traveling twice the speed limit in Small Point and arrested the driver for being at large on a warrant.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., officers on patrol observed a car that was travelling 115 km/hr in a 50 km/hr residential area through the community. A traffic stop was conducted and and police learned that the driver, a 37-year-old Western Bay woman, was driving without insurance and was wanted on a warrant by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC). She was arrested, ticketed for the traffic violations and turned over to the RNC for a court appearance. Police issued a suspension of her driver's licence and seized and impounded the car.
RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.