Three transport operators who were arrested by officers attached to the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch for 1, 489 unpaid traffic tickets, were fined a total of $210,000, when they appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Monday, September 23.
The men who have been identified as 40-year-old Roger Bartley, a bus operator of Eltham View, Spanish Town, and he has 1, 028 outstanding traffic tickets. Bartley was fined $84,000 and his licenses suspended for two years.
Thirty-nine-year-old Andrew Bailey, a taxi operator of Tavern Crescent in Kingston 6, and he has 272 outstanding tickets. Bailey was fined $72,000 and had his licenses suspended for one year.
Thirty-six-year-old Dwayne Barrett, a taxi operator of Stony Hill, and he has 189 unpaid tickets. Barrett was fined a total of $54,000 and his licenses also suspended for two years.
The Operation which started at 8:00 a.m., last Friday, led to the arrest of the three men and showed that they had a total of 1, 489 unpaid tickets.