On April 21, 2021, a media release was disseminated in relation to enforcement the Regina Drug Unit (RDU) had completed on April 18, 2021. Two individuals were charged and identified with photo identification as Lilsimon BOTH of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Deng GARANG of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
On April 20, 2021, It was discovered, after the Regina Police Service Forensic Identification Unit processed the individuals finger prints, Deng GARANG was actually 24 year-old Both REAT of Calgary, Alberta, who had provided investigator with a false name and identification to match.
Both REAT was subject to RDU enforcement in April of 2020 where a large amount of fentanyl was seized arriving from Calgary, Alberta.
REAT made his first court appearance in relation to the most recent investigation on April 19, 2021, and subsequently remanded to custody.
On April 22, 2021, RDU members arrested Both REAT from the Provincial Correctional Center for additional charges which include:
• Obstructing a Police Officer by providing a false name – S.129(a) CCC
• Failing to comply with a court release document – S145(5)(a) CCC x 2
Both REAT was held for his next court appearance on April 23, 2021.