Male Provides Regina Police with False Name During Search Warrant Execution

Regina, Saskatchewan – On February 27, 2019, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police executed a search warrant on a residence on the 900 block of Montague Street as a result of investigation into a recent break and enter to a Regina business. Police entered the residence and two people were detained, one of which was a 27 year-old male, who provided police with a false identity, and was charged with obstruction as a result. Once the identity of the male was determined if was discovered that the male was in breach of a recognizance.

The search revealed several pieces of identification not belonging to the occupants of the residence, as well as multiple items that had been reported stolen. The 27 year-old male was charged as a result.

Twenty-seven year-old Andrew Johnthon PELLETIER, of Regina, is charged with:

Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 [CC 355(B)];

Identity fraud – possess identity document [CC 56.1(1)];

Fail to comply with recognizance [CC 145(3)]; and

Obstruct peace officer [CC 129(A)].

PELLETIER made his first appearance on these charges in Provincial Court yesterday, February 28, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.

Regina Police Service

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