Regina Police reporting two CEW deployments

Regina, Saskatchewan – On Tuesday September 15, 2020, Regina Police Service members discharged a CEW, commonly known as a Taser, during an arrest. This advisory is in keeping with the Regina Police Service’s commitment to notify the public each time a CEW is discharged against a person.

On September 15th, 2020 police were dispatched to 11th Ave and Albert St for a report of a male attempting to punch a member of the public. A Regina Police Service member located the male a short distance, approached him, and attempted a conversation. The male became verbally abusive towards the officer while walking toward him in an assaultive manner. The officer gave him verbal commands to back away. The male became more and more agitated and then assaulted the officer by punching him several times. The male had to be physically taken to the ground and eventually a CEW was deployed in order to gain compliance. The male was then safely taken into custody.No one was injured during the incident.

Regina CEW Deployment
(File Photo) Regina CEW Deployment

Thirty-nine year old Justin Andre ROSS has been charged with:

• Fail to comply with a Probation Order contrary to Sec. 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code

• Assault with the intent to Resist Arrest contrary to Sec. 270(1)(B) of the Criminal Code

Justin Andre ROSS will make his first court appearance in Provincial Court on November 2nd, 2020 at 9:30 am

Second event:

On Monday September 14, 2020, Regina Police Service members discharged a CEW, commonly known as a Taser, during an arrest. This advisory is in keeping with the Regina Police Service’s commitment to notify the public each time a CEW is discharged against a person.

On September 14th, 2020 police were dispatched to a report of a male attempting to punch a member of the public and that the victim was now screaming that the male was coming after him. Once on scene police witnessed the male run aggressively at the victim. When police yelled and gave chase to the male he turned towards officers. He was commanded to get on the ground but refused. When officers approached the male to affect an arrest he attempted to tackle one of the officers by grabbing around his leg. The male also began to grab at the officer’s duty belt during the altercation. The male had to be physically taken to the ground and eventually a CEW was deployed in order to gain compliance. The male was then safely taken into custody. No one was injured during the incident.

Twenty-six year old Tyson William KAY has been charged with:

Common Assault contrary to Section 266 of the Criminal Code

Fail to comply with a Probation Order X 2 contrary to Sec. 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code

Assault with the intent to Resist Arrest contrary to Sec. 270(1)(B) of the Criminal Code

Tyson William KAY will make his first court appearance in Provincial Court on September 15th, 2020 at 9:30 am.

Regina Police Service



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