3 people facing drug and weapons charges after traffic stop: RPS
The sign in front of Regina Police Headquarters is pictured in this file photo. (Brendan Ellis/CTV News)
REGINA -- Three people are facing multiple drug and weapons charges after they were allegedly found with crack cocaine, meth, fentanyl and a loaded handgun in the early hours of Monday morning.
According to the Regina Police Service (RPS), officers pulled over a Ford F-150 with no license plates on the 1900 block of Montreal Street around 3:30 a.m. Monday.
Police said as officers were speaking to the driver, who allegedly gave a fake name at first, they noticed a handgun in a dog kennel in the cab of the truck. They then arrested all three people in the truck – two men and one woman – for a weapons offences.
RPS said when officers searched the truck they found crack cocaine, meth and fentanyl, a digital scale and packaging, and the handgun, which was loaded.
A 40-year-old man, 22-year-old man and 21-year-old woman have been charged with numerous drug and weapons offences, including unauthorized possession of a firearm, tampering with a serial number of a firearm and possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl, among other charges.
They made their first court appearance Monday afternoon.