On October 10, 2017, at approximately 7:00 pm, police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Victoria Avenue for the report of a weapons offence. Information received was that a taxi-cab driver was being held by three people with a knife.
It is alleged that the three suspects got into a taxi-cab, and began to argue with the forty-eight year-old male driver, and the male passenger in the front seat assaulted the driver. The female, who was in the backseat, is believed to have pulled out a knife. Upon arrival, police located one suspect, a thirty-eight year-old male, identified as the assailant in the front seat, but two other suspects were not found.
Thirty-eight year-old Kenneth Donald SHELL (DOB: 1979/04/19), of Regina, is charged with:
- Assault [CC 266];
- Fail to Comply [CC 145(3)]; and
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order [CC 733.1(1)];
SHELL was released on an officer undertaking and will make his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court on November 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Police have not yet identified the two other suspects in the vehicle. The first suspect is described as male, approximately twenty-five years old, wearing black pants and a grey shirt. The second suspect is described as female, Indigenous, approximately twenty-five years old, wearing a t-shirt, and carried what appeared to be a knife.
Anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.