Man arrested following weapons complaints

October 6, 2019
Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

News release

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


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154

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