A 26 year-old male has been charged in connection with an investigation that began with a report of a minor altercation and became an investigation into stolen property and dangerous driving.
Officers were dispatched at about 11:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, to the 1700 block of Victoria Avenue for an altercation in progress, involving three females. As police arrived, two individuals broke away from the altercation and got into a truck, determined to be a stolen vehicle, driven by a male suspect. The vehicle left the area at a high speed, but police were able to track the vehicle electronically. Officers attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the 1500 block of Princess Street, but again the vehicle evaded, ignoring stop signs and traffic signals and very nearly striking a pedestrian. When it was safe to do so, officers deployed a spike belt, which brought the vehicle to a stop. The driver ran from the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident. Further investigation into the driving actions and the possession of stolen property resulted in charges against the male. There were no charges laid in connection to the original altercation.
Twenty-six year-old Breland Emile LOUISON, of Regina, is charged with:
- Breach of Conditions of Release Order [145(5)(a) CC];
- Flight From Peace Officer [320.17 CC];
- Operate Conveyance in a Dangerous Manner [320.13(1) CC];
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 (licence plate) [355(b) CC]; and
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000 (vehicle) [355(a) CC].
LOUISON made his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. (today), Thursday, January 28, 2021.