A 47 year-old Regina male is facing numerous charges in connection with an alleged breach of conditions not to possess firearms. This same individual is also facing drug trafficking charges as the result of a search of his residence.
Police were dispatched, at about 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2018, to a house in the 1100 block of Angus Street. Police were concerned for the safety of children inside the residence, when it was alleged there were firearms inside, contrary to an undertaking. The male resident of the house was on several conditions not to possess firearms. Police surrounded the house; three males emerged and one was detained as part of the weapons investigation. A search of the residence found two other persons inside: a 15 year-old female and a small child. In the search, police spotted a rifle. Officers then obtained a search warrant, executed at approximately 1:15 a.m. on April 2, 2018. Police secured and seized the rifle, along with quantities of pills, an unknown substance (potentially a drug) a hatchet, two machetes, a hunting knife and other knives. The 47 year-old male resident of the house was subsequently charged.
Forty-seven year-old Jason David HENDERSON, of Regina is charged with:
– 5 x Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Prohibition, s. 117.01(1) CC;
– Breach of Undertaking, s. 145(3) CC;
– Careless Use of a Firearm, s. 86(1) CC;
– Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon, Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, s. 91(2) CC; and
– 2 x Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (hydromorph and diazepam), s. 5(2) CDSA.
HENDERSON made his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018.