Regina man arrested after string of car thefts

A Regina man is facing numerous charges after his arrest in a stolen vehicle on Thursday, with related investigations going back to late October.

On October 18th, a Mazda CX5 was stolen from the 3100 block of Winchester Road. The vehicle was recovered on October 23rd and evidence gathered by police led to the identification of the suspect.

On November 29th, a Mazda 3 was stolen from the 2600 block of Dorsey Place. The owner also reported the loss of a credit card, which was in the vehicle. That card was fraudulently used (TAP function) the same day in a store, Video evidence and further investigation led to identification of the suspect.

On December 10, Regina Police received a report of a stolen Hyundai Sonata, believed to have been stolen from the 1500 block of Wascana Highlands Drive sometime the night before. Later that day, around 5:30 pm, police spotted the stolen Sonata and observed a man and a woman parking the vehicle in the 2300 block of Mckay Street and walking away. The pair fled on foot when approached by police, the man was apprehended without incident. The suspect was the same man in the October 18th and November 29th vehicle thefts. Further investigation led to a total of 13 charges.

18-year-old Kanaan Lambert has been charged with 3 counts of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, 3 counts of breach of undertaking, 2 counts of theft of a motor vehicle, theft under $5,000, obstruction of a peace officer, possession of break-in instruments.

Lambert made his first appearance in court Friday morning.

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