A male youth is facing a charge of Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000 in connection with an incident that resulted in serious injuries to a Regina Police Service patrol officer. An adult male is charged in connection with the attempted murder of the officer. The youth is charged only in connection to the stolen vehicle.
On Sunday, November 3, 2019, at about 3:45 p.m., uniformed patrol members were dispatched to a parkade in the 2100 block of Saskatchewan Drive for a report of a stolen vehicle. Police officers located a 2005 GMC Jimmy and confirmed it was a stolen auto. The GMC Jimmy was unoccupied when police arrived, but two males soon returned to the vehicle. One of them, a 15 year-old youth walked in the other direction upon seeing police. He was later identified and located and charged in connection with the possession of stolen property.
The male youth cannot be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He is facing one charge of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 [355(b) CC] and a Breach of Undertaking [145(3) CC]. The youth made his first court appearance on these charges in Youth Court at 9:30 a.m. today (Tuesday) November 5, 2019.