On Tuesday September 15, 2020, Regina Police Service members discharged a CEW, commonly known as a Taser, during an arrest. This advisory is in keeping with the Regina Police Service’s commitment to notify the public each time a CEW is discharged against a person.
On September 15th, 2020 police were dispatched to 11th Ave and Albert St for a report of a male attempting to punch a member of the public. A Regina Police Service member located the male a short distance, approached him, and attempted a conversation. The male became verbally abusive towards the officer while walking toward him in an assaultive manner. The officer gave him verbal commands to back away. The male became more and more agitated and then assaulted the officer by punching him several times. The male had to be physically taken to the ground and eventually a CEW was deployed in order to gain compliance. The male was then safely taken into custody.No one was injured during the incident.
Thirty-nine year old Justin Andre ROSS has been charged with:
• Fail to comply with a Probation Order contrary to Sec. 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code
• Assault with the intent to Resist Arrest contrary to Sec. 270(1)(B) of the Criminal Code
Justin Andre ROSS will make his first court appearance in Provincial Court on November 2nd, 2020 at 9:30 am