fentanyl

Five men arrested for Regina fentanyl bust

Mar 16, 2020 | 11:10am

The Regina Police Drug Unit completed an investigation into fentanyl trafficking in the Queen City. A search warrant was executed with the help of SWAT on March 15th on the 900 block of 15th Avenue, resulting in the arrests of 5 people. During the search, police seized around 450 grams of fentanyl, $11,000 in cash, […]

Drug overdoses in Regina hit the 100 mark for the year

Mar 11, 2020 | 4:17pm

Regina Police say five people have died as a result of drug overdoses in the city since the start of the year with another four being investigated. In all, police say there have been 100 drug overdoses with 56 of them being responded to. Naloxone had to be administered 18 times. Fentanyl is mainly to […]

Regina Police aware of 92 drug overdoses in 2020

Mar 9, 2020 | 5:25pm

The Regina Police Service shared on Monday afternoon that they are aware of four deaths from drug overdoses and 92 overdoses in total in the city since the start of the year. Three other fatalities are still under investigation. Police have responded to 54 overdoses and have used Naloxone for 18 of them. The most recent death […]

Province urges vigilance after string of overdoses

Feb 21, 2020 | 10:15am

The Saskatchewan Coroners Service is warning the public to be aware of the dangers posed by illegal street drugs after two deaths in Regina. The two deaths remain under investigation by both the Saskatchewan Coroners Service and Regina Police. Chief Coroner Clive Weighill held a conference on Friday in Saskatoon saying they requested an expedited […]

Regina Police warning public of street-drug threat following 20 overdoses over long weekend

Feb 18, 2020 | 2:47pm

Overdoses continue to be an increasing issue in Regina after police attended more incidents during the Family Day long weekend. The Regina Police Service reports 20 overdoses occurred from Friday, Feb. 14 to Tuesday, Feb. 18. Officers attended 11 of those instances and utilized Naloxone (Narcan) three times. There have been 62 total incidents of […]

Regina police investigating two deaths that could be drug-related

Feb 15, 2020 | 3:37pm

Regina Police say they are investigating a pair of deaths, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service that have happened over the last 24 hours.  While not confirming that the deaths are a result of a fatal drug overdose, police are not ruling it out at this time either. Just before 9:30 on Friday night, […]

Regina police dealing with more fentanyl-related overdoses

Feb 11, 2020 | 3:52pm

On Monday afternoon, Regina police said it had been a busy weekend for them when it came to overdoses as they had attended 14. On Tuesday, RPS said you can add five more to that total with fentanyl again being blamed RPS was asked to respond to 14 reports of drug overdoses over the weekend. […]

Fentanyl overdose victim’s mom wants Regina police to carry more naloxone kits

Jul 16, 2019 | 4:16pm

(Photo supplied by the Canadian Press) REGINA — A mother whose son died of a fentanyl overdose wants the Regina Police Service to equip all front-line officers with the life-saving antidote naloxone. Jenny Churchill’s 30-year-old son, Jordan, was pronounced dead in hospital on Jan. 27, 2018. She says her son, who grew up playing hockey and […]

Regina Police drug investigations result in additional seizure of substances

Jun 1, 2019 | 8:27am

Subsequent investigations into drug trafficking offences conducted by the Regina Drug Unit and Moose Jaw Police Service have led to an additional drug seizure from Regina and Moose Jaw individuals. This past Thursday, officials seized an additional 247.49 grams of fentanyl and nearly 343 grams of methamphetamine. It involves the original investigation which began on May […]