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3 Regina people in custody following report of stolen vehicle

Three Regina adults are charged after a vehicle stolen from the town of Kipling was spotted in the area of Albert Street and 1st Avenue North. File / Global News

Three people from Regina are in custody and have been charged in relation to a reported stolen vehicle in the town of Kipling, Sask.

Police in the stolen auto unit observed the stolen vehicle in the area of Albert Street and 1st Avenue North at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

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“Due to rush hour traffic, officers were unable to initiate a traffic stop. At approximately 9:30 p.m., the vehicle was located driving in the area of Saskatchewan Drive and Albert Street,” according to the Regina Police Service. “Officers successfully deployed a spike belt. However, the vehicle carried on travelling west on Dewdney Avenue and eventually came to a stop outside of the city.”

Police added that with the assistance of the canine unit, officers took the three occupants of the vehicle into custody without further incident.

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Alexi Large, 19, Micheal Patrick McPhee, 35, and Joshua John Bird, 34, are jointly charged with possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000. Large and Bird are also charged with failing to comply with the conditions of a release order. McPhee is also charged with breach of a conditional sentence order.

Police stated that all three made their first court appearance on these charges in provincial court Thursday morning.

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