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Police charge Regina man after pursuit of stolen truck

A Regina woman is facing charges after stealing a vehicle Wednesday morning.
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The Regina Police Service (RPS) have charged a man after officers tracked down a stolen truck.

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The man was arrested March 24 at about 9:10 p.m. According to a release, a member of the Canine Unit was in the area of 7th Avenue and Argyle Street when he observed a vehicle that had been reported stolen earlier in the day.

“The male driver and lone occupant of the truck travelled to South Regina at which point officers successfully deployed a tire deflation device (commonly known as a spike belt),” police stated. “The vehicle carried on, eventually coming to a stop in a parking lot near Saskatchewan Drive and Broad Street.”

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RPS stated the 27-year-old Breland Emile Louison exited the vehicle and was arrested without incident.

Louison was charged with operation of a conveyance while prohibited and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000. He made his first appearance in Provincial Court Friday morning.

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