Regina, Saskatchewan – A 43 year-old male is facing drug charges after an incident on the weekend that involved emergency response to an overdose and a subsequent drug investigation.
On Sunday, September 3, 2017, at about 8:58 a.m., police were dispatched to a hotel on east Victoria Avenue. The officers were responding to what originated as a call to EMS, for a male who appeared to be in extreme medical distress, suspected to have overdosed on drugs. EMS responded to the needs of the male patient, who was revived and transported to hospital.
In conducting the drug investigation, officers located cocaine and methamphetamine in the room. Just after 11:30 a.m., police advised the male he was being arrested for charges of possession of a scheduled substance.
Forty-three year-old Randal Ross ROCHAT, 1974-07-25, of Moose Jaw, is facing two charges of Possession of a Scheduled Substance, s. 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA). ROCHAT was released on a Recognizance to appear in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
Regina Police Service