On January 6, 2023, at 4:55 PM, the Regina Police Service responded to a complaint of a red SUV driving erratically in the eastbound lane of the Ring Road approaching the Winnipeg Street underpass. While this vehicle was being operated it struck other vehicles which were also eastbound on the Ring Road.
The investigation led to the arrest of 30 year-old Hudson COPE who is charged with:-Failure To Stop After Accident (CC 320.16(1))
-Flight From Peace Officer [CC 320.17];
-Operate Conveyance Dangerous To Public [320.13(1)];
-Impaired Operation Of A Conveyance By Alcohol Or A Drug Or Combination [320.14(1)(A)];
-Exceed 80MG Of Alcohol Within 2 Hours Of Operating Conveyance [320.14(1)(B)].
COPE will make his first appearance on these charges January 18, 2023.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information to assist police is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).