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Regina man facing 16 firearms charges following Friday investigation

A Regina man is facing 16 weapons charges after an early morning investigation on Saturday.
A Regina man is facing 16 weapons charges after an early morning investigation on Saturday. File Photo / Global News

A 33-year-old man is facing numerous weapon and charges following an early morning incident on Dec. 15.

The Regina Police observed a “suspicious” vehicle parked on the 38000 block of Albert Street around 2:00 a.m.

Police approached the vehicle, which contained two men and a woman. Their investigation revealed firearms, drugs and ammunition. All three were apprehended, but one man was released without charges. The other man and woman were both charged.

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Regina resident, Justin Joseph Lloyd Thompson, 33, is facing 16 weapons charges; including three counts of possession of a firearm or ammo contrary to a probation order, two counts of careless use of a firearm and possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo.

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Thompson appeared in court Monday morning.

Tawnya Deal, 25, of Regina was charged with two counts of possession of a scheduled substance and failing to comply with a probation order.

She is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 30, 2019.

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