Woman charged with taxi theft – Regina Police Service

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OffenseTheft, theft and possession

A 28-year-old Regina woman was charged with robbing a cab driver in mid-June in Regina.

This investigation began on Friday, June 17, 2022 around 6:15 a.m. when police were dispatched to the area of ​​McIntyre Street and 8e Avenue for a theft report. A taxi driver reported that two women tried to rob him with a knife after he answered their request for a taxi in the sector of 7e and Albert Street. Minutes into the trip, the male victim reported that a woman had held a knife to her neck and demanded money. The victim was able to get out of the danger, without injury, and the women got out of his van. The police investigation identified the woman who allegedly used the knife. The investigation also determined that the other passenger was not involved in the attempted theft. Investigators have charged a 28-year-old woman in connection with the case.

Priscilla Rose WASACASE, 28, of Regina is charged with:

  • Robbery, s. 344(1)(b) CC; and
  • Violation of probation, s. 733.1(1) CC.

WASACASE made its first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday (today) July 14, 2022.

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