05/02/2014 09:22 EDT | Updated 07/02/2014 05:59 EDT

Driver with $30K in fines busted in St. John's

A man who already owed $33,000 in fines was busted by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary early Friday morning. 

Police stopped the driver, 34, in the west end of St. John's.

The man did not have a driver's licence or valid insurance, and the vehicle he was driving had false registration stickers.

Police impounded the vehicle.

The accused was held in the lockup for a court appearance on Friday.