A man wanted for car theft and break and enters was caught as he exited a fast-food drive through. Upon a search of his stolen vehicle, police found a homemade explosive device.
On Wednesday, June 14 at 11 p.m., police located a vehicle on Second Ave. W. driven by a suspect wanted for recent break-and-enters and car theft. The male suspect was subsequently arrested and searched. Roughly 7.5 grams of cocaine and .4 grams of methamphetamine were on his person. A quick search revealed the man was wanted in Regina for possession of stolen property exceeding $5,000.
The vehicle contained items suspected stolen including electronics, a vehicle manual and two rifle scopes.
Police also located the truck involved in recent break-and-enters. A search of that vehicle found a homemade explosive device.
The 22-year-old man from Regina was charged with a multitude of offences including possession of a weapon, possession of stolen property, plus a string of recent break-and-enters in Prince Albert and surrounding communities.
The suspect will make his first appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court today.
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