Police accuse Regina man of assault and gun crime – Regina | The Canadian News

A Regina man in custody faces a total of 11 counts, including assault and weapons charges.

Regina police say officers were dispatched just before 9 p.m. Monday to the 1600 block of Ottawa Street, south of South Railway Street, for a report of a weapons call involving a knife.

Police learned that a man with a knife confronted another man.

The report indicates that officers soon spotted a man matching the description of the suspect fleeing by bicycle.

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One of the officers was on foot and knocked the suspect off the bicycle, knocking him to the ground, police said. After a brief fight, the suspect was arrested and taken to hospital after the disassembly.

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Police discovered that he was in possession of a .22-caliber rifle, ammunition, other knives, and tools that were used to break through.

The suspect, Jarvais Cote, 32, was also found in violation of a reconnaissance and firearms ban.

Cote made his first court appearance on his charges Tuesday afternoon.

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