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Man refuses to pay Confederation Bridge toll, holds up traffic

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An Ontario man did something recently that many Islanders have probably thought of doing at one time or another – he refused to pay the toll to cross the Confederation Bridge.

According to East Prince RCMP, an officer was called to the bridge toll plaza on July 31 at around 4 p.m. to investigating a complaint of a man refusing to pay and holding up traffic.

What the man’s motives or concerns were are unknown.

It costs $46.50 to cross the Confederation Bridge, plus $8 per additional axle. It is $18.50 for a motorcycle to cross.  

The man did eventually pay and leave the Island after having a conversation with the RCMP officer.

For more Prince County RCMP reports from last week, including "rowdy" oyster festival partiers, theft, assaults and more, click here: Prince County RCMP report from July 31 to Aug. 6

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