On October 3, Annapolis District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint involving an adult male in the Victoria Road East area of Clementsvale. RCMP attempted to locate the man, but were not able to find him.
Police continued to attempt to locate the suspect on October 4, interviewing several people and checking locations the individual is known to frequent. Annapolis District RCMP was assisted by members of Digby RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Services, RCMP Air Services and the Nova Scotia RCMP Emergency Response Team. On October 5 at approximately 4 p.m., police arrested the suspect without incident on Victoria East Rd. in Clementsvale.
The 42-year-old man from Clementsvale is being held in custody pending a court appearance on October 7 in Digby Provincial Court. He is facing charges of:
- Careless Use of a Firearm (2 counts)
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (2 counts)
- Assault with a Weapon
- Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Possession is Unauthorized
The investigation is ongoing.
File # 2019510784