A 25 year old Regina male is facing a total of 23 charges as the result of investigation into numerous recent criminal incidents including: house and garage break and enters; theft of auto; theft from auto; possession of stolen property and evade police.
The Stolen Auto section of the Regina Police Service has been involved in the investigation of numerous incidents in Regina and area for the past six weeks. Through investigation a viable suspect was identified. Investigators made attempts to locate and apprehend this individual but were not successful until August 25, 2015. On that date, the suspect was taken into custody as he walked from a residence in Northwest Regina toward an F350 truck, identified as a stolen vehicle. The suspect was carrying a loaded shotgun; he was arrested after a struggle with police. Further investigation, in conjunction with other police agencies, led to charges in connection with a number of recent incidents from August 20-25th. A search of the stolen F350 truck yielded over 90 items of property, believed to be stolen, including: five firearms (two of them loaded), ammunition, a crossbow, and a large quantity of tools, personal items and other belongings. A search warrant was obtained for a residence in the 1100 block of Blackwood Street. This search yielded additional stolen property. The suspect, a 25 year-old Regina male, was subsequently charged.
Twenty-five year-old Jeremy Tyler DOERKSEN, DOB: 1990-08-09, of Regina, is facing a total of 23 charges. They are: Possession of Firearm (four shotguns and one rifle) Contrary to Order [117.01(1)CC]; Possession of Firearm (crossbow/ammunition) Contrary to Order [117.01(1)CC]; Resist Arrest [129(a) CC]; two charges of Possession of Stolen Property over $5,000 [355(a) CC]; eight charges of Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000 [355(b) CC]; Breach of Probation [733.1(1) CC]; three charges of Careless Use of Firearm [86(1) CC]; Possession of Firearm Obtained by Crime [96(1) CC]; Break and Enter [348(1)(b) CC; two charges of Theft Under $5,000 [334(b) CC and two charges of Evade Police [249.1(1) CC]. DOERKSEN made his first court appearance on these charges at 9:30 a.m. today, Thursday, August 27, 2015.
Investigation into other, unsolved files is ongoing. It is anticipated there will be further charges pending the conclusion of these investigations.