Tag Archives: Fine

DON’T THROW CIGARETTE BUTTS OUT OF THE CAR WINDOW, NEA COULD ISSUE $2,000 FINE IF PEOPLE SABO YOU

Drivers who have the bad habit of flicking your cigarette butts out of windows better beware. In early November 2017, one such car owner was shocked to receive a letter from NEA which demanded they name the driver who was driving the vehicle at the time of offence. NEA with the help of LTA took enforcement action on a tip-off from the public which alleged that the said driver threw his cigarette butt out of the car window along Tampines Avenue 5. If the driver did not cooperate with NEA, he could be subject to a fine as high as $2,000 over this littering offence.

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DESPERATE LOANSHARK RUNNER DROVE OFF WHILE POLICEMAN WAS HANGING ON TO CAR DOOR

The police had spotted him in his car during his loan shark runner stint, and had asked him to step out of his car. Instead of stepping out, he continued driving, causing one police officer, who was holding his car door, to lose his footing and fall to the ground. The officer, who suffered superficial injuries, and his partner continued chasing after Zhou. While trying to flee, Zhou slammed his car into the bumper and sides of two other nearby cars. It was revealed in court that Zhou became a loandshark runner after he could not pay off his debts owned to a loanshark known as Dominique, and he has been working for Dominique since December 2015.

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