On the morning of Thursday, March 23, 2023, shortly after 10:20 a.m., police were notified that a male was on a city bus claiming to be carrying a firearm.
Police performed a high-risk vehicle stop on the bus on University Drive, and the passengers exited safely. The male was arrested without incident. A firearm was not located, and the male was subsequently charged.
A seventeen year-old Regina male, who cannot be named in keeping with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with Public Mischief [CC 140(C)].
The youth is scheduled to make his first appearance on this charge in Provincial Court on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.