The Regina Police Service (RPS) reports that an 18-year-old man has been charged with assault with a weapon, and a 34-year-old man is facing several firearm charges after an incident that was reported to the police yesterday morning.
Police say the incident occurred around 6:55 a.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 when they were sent out for a report that a man aimed a firearm at a 17-year-old girl who was sitting in a parked vehicle.
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“The victim … was not physically injured in this incident,” police said. “The police collected more information and learned that there were allegedly two [men] involved in this incident. Investigations showed that the men approached a parked vehicle in the east of Regina and allegedly aimed firearms at the woman in the passenger seat. “
Police say the driver of the vehicle and the passenger were able to escape by driving away. Investigation led to the identification of the two suspects and further investigation led to their arrest, from a house in the 1200 block of King Street.
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Police say ammunition and a handgun were seized as evidence.
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Thirty-four-year-old Dexter Leigh Blaine Trafiak, of Regina, is facing numerous charges, including pointing a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and the careless use of a firearm to name a few. to name.
The second suspect is identified as 18-year-old Asia Kado Benson from Regina, and is charged with assault with a weapon.
Both Benson and Trafiak made their first court appearances on these charges in the provincial court on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 9:30 p.m.
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