On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Rae Street after gun shots were reportedly heard in the area. Police arrested a male in the nearby 2300 block of Dewdney Avenue, who was in possession of a firearm. Early investigation suggested that two gun shots were fired into the air and nobody was injured as a result of the discharges. As a result:
24 year-old Will DESJARLAIS, of Regina, is charged with:
- Unauthorized Possession Of A Firearm [CC 91 (1)];
- Discharge A Firearm In A Reckless Manner [CC 244.2 (1)(B)];
- Possession Of A Firearm Knowing Serial Number Has Been Tampered With [CC 108 (1)(B)]; and
- Fail To Comply With Probation Order [CC 733.1 (1)].
DESJARLAIS made his first appearance on these charges in Provincial Court today, Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.