Man and youth facing trafficking and stolen property charges

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Regina police say one man and one youth are in custody after a SWAT unit, a canine unit and crisis negotiators were called to a Regina residence on Wednesday. 

After searching the home, police found unspecified amounts of marijuana, cocaine, ammunition and Canadian currency. The search also yielded items associated with drug trafficking, along with two motorcycles, an ATV and a vehicle which were all confirmed as stolen, police say.

The units responded to the residence on the 1000 block of Argyle Street and the two people were taken into custody without incident after a brief SWAT standoff.

Police say the call was related to an ongoing investigation into a weapons offence. 

On Saturday, police were called to the same block after a bullet was fired through the window of a home — though the police do not yet know if there is any connection between the two incidents.

Three dogs were safely removed from the residence and turned over to animal protection services. 

A 16-year-old is charged with six offences, including two counts of breaking and entering, and a theft charge stemming from events in March.

A 20-year-old man is facing five charges, including assaulting a peace officer and two counts of possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking. 

Both appeared in provincial court on Thursday.