January 10, 2019 3:46 pm

2 charged in Regina auto theft investigation

Regina police have charged two people in connection with a stolen vehicle investigation.

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A Regina man and woman are facing multiple charges in connection with a stolen vehicle investigation, police say.

The Regina Police Service received a report on Wednesday morning at about 2:45 a.m. that a vehicle, left running and unoccupied, had been stolen.

Police located the vehicle in the area of 7th Avenue and McIntosh Street about 45 minutes later.

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Police say a woman exited the vehicle and was apprehended by officers.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly continued driving and hit a parked vehicle in the 800 block of Cameron Street, according to police.

Officers later found the vehicle abandoned in the 700 block of Cameron Street. The canine unit conducted a search, and the second suspect was located at a residence in the 700 block of Robinson Street, where he was arrested.

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Police say officers found drugs and property believed to be stolen at the residence.

Scott Edward Andrew Pelletier, 26, and Destiny Alexandria Ann Allary, 26, face charges including possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and theft of a motor vehicle.

Both suspects appeared in provincial court on Jan. 9.

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