Two people facing drug, weapons charges after Friday traffic stop in Regina

On Friday afternoon, Regina Police conducted a traffic stop at 4th Avenue and Princess Street, when they observed several open bottles of alcohol inside the vehicle.

The driver and two other occupants were arrested. After searching the vehicle, police found a loaded sawed-off rifle, ammunition, and an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl.

As a result, Brendan Starr has been charged with the storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm for a dangerous purpose, possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a loaded firearm within a vehicle, 2 counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, breach of a prohibited firearms order, proceeds of crime under $5,000, fentanyl, cocaine, and meth trafficking.

24-year-old Janine Bear has been charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

The third occupant of the vehicle was released without charges.

Starr and Bear made their first court appearance Friday afternoon.

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