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31-year-old man charged with attempted murder following Regina investigation

A 31-year-old who was wanted on a provincewide warrant was arrested and charged with attempted murder following an incident in Regina. File / Getty

Several organizations worked in conjunction to conclude an investigation that led to the arrest of a 31-year-old who was the subject of a provincewide warrant.

Theoren Wendell Pasqua of the Fort Qu’Appelle district was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with attempted murder.

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Police say he was arrested without incident during an enforcement operation that demonstrated the valued communication and co-operation between municipal police services and the Saskatchewan RCMP.

“The Saskatchewan RCMP’s Critical Incident Response Team, Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP Detachment, and Warrant Enforcement and Suppression Team (WEST*), worked in conjunction with the Regina Police Service Street Gang Unit to conclude the investigation and make the arrest, without incident,” stated police.

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The investigation started in Regina on Sept. 8, when Regina Police Service (RPS) members were dispatched to 7th Avenue and Pasqua Street for a report of a weapons offence involving a firearm.

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“Police located a 23-year-old female victim who alleged that a male (known to her) had earlier pointed, and then discharged, a firearm at her,” said police. “She was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with the allegation. Regina Police Service members created a perimeter around a house believed to be the location of the shooting, but the suspect had left.”

Pasqua was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to comply with a probation order. He first appeared in court on Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m. His next appearance is on Nov. 24 at 9:30 a.m.

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