60 charges laid after drugs, guns seized in Regina on weekend

Four people are facing 60 charges after a standoff involving the SWAT team and crisis negotiators on Saturday night in Regina.

Standoff on Dorothy Street involves SWAT, crisis negotiators

Regina police have laid 60 charges after drugs, guns and stolen items were seized on Saturday night. (Tyler Pidlubny/CBC)

Four people are facing 60 charges after a standoff involving the SWAT team and crisis negotiators on Saturday night in Regina.

Police seized guns, drugs and stolen goods.

Officers converged on a garage on the 100 block of Dorothy Street on the west side of the city just before 10 at night.

Three men and a woman were arrested, and cocaine and crystal meth were seized.

So were two shotguns, two rifles, a handgun and large quantities of ammunition.

The charges include:

  • possession for the purpose of trafficking (methamphetamine and cocaine).
  • possession of the proceeds of crime under $5,000 (stereo equipment).
  • possession of stolen property (shotgun and rifle).
  • careless use of a firearm and ammunition.
  • possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.
  • unauthorized possession of a firearm.
  • tampering with serial number of firearm.
  • possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition.

Two were in court this morning. The other two will appear later.