A 25 year-old Regina male was arrested and charged after an early morning robbery on Tuesday, March 22nd and subsequent investigation led to charges in connection with two other recent robberies in the city of Regina.
At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, police were dispatched to a convenience store in the 2900 block of Dewdney Avenue for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Preliminary indicated that a lone male, with his face covered and armed with a knife, entered the business and demanded money from the store employee. The male obtained the cash drawer and fled. The employee was not physically harmed in the incident. A police canine team tracked the suspect back to an address in the 1300 block of Retallack Street where a male suspect was arrested and evidence pertaining to the crime was seized. Further investigation into this event led to a number of charges against this individual. Further investigation into armed robberies: at a convenience store in the 500 block of Broad Street (December 30, 2015) and a gas station in the 2300 block of Albert Street (March 16, 2016), led to additional charges.
Twenty-five year-old Raymond Chailln QUEWEZANCE, DOB: 1990-10-12, of Regina is facing three charges of Armed Robbery [343(d) CC]; Wearing a Disguise With Intent to Commit and Indictable Offence [351(2) CC]; and Obstruct Peace Officer [129(a) CC]. QUEWEZANCE made his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.