On Friday, May 5, 2023, at approximately 10:00 a.m., police were dispatched to the 2300 block of E Victoria Avenue for the report of a stolen vehicle. The victim had left her van running with her 14 year-old and 3 year-old children inside when the suspect got into the driver’s seat. The children were able to exit the vehicle before the suspect drove away.
While on route to the incident, police observed the described vehicle westbound on Victoria Avenue near Francis Street. The vehicle entered the east alley of Toronto Street, and the male fled on foot. After a short foot chase, the male was taken into custody with no further incident.
Thirty-four year old Frederick Charles SEVERIGHT, of Regina, is charged with:
- Theft of Motor Vehicle [CC 333.1(1)]; and
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 [CC 355(A)].
SEVERIGHT made his first appearance on these charges in Provincial Court today, Friday, May 5, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.