**** New Glasgow Police Release
New Glasgow Regional Police Charge Man with Pointing a Replica Handgun and Uttering Threats
On Saturday February 20, 2021 at 1245 pm police received information, in relation to a weapons complaint that took place at a residence on Frederick Street New Glasgow. Information received is that when two female’s knocked on the door of the residence, both were met by an man who reached into his apartment and pointed the handgun at one of the female’s head and threatened to kill both of them.
New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit conducted a Search Warrant of the Residence at 9:15 pm and seized the Handgun, which was determined to be a replica.
New Glasgow Regional Police Patrol Unit located the suspect on Sunday February 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. and transported him back to New Glasgow Regional Police Station.
New Glasgow Regional Police has charged an 81-year-old-male from Pictou County with:
Uttering Threats X 2
Pointing a Firearm
Careless Use of a Firearm
Using Imitation of a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence
He was released upon strict conditions and will appear in Provincial Court in Pictou on May 3, 2021.
To show the public of how realistic these imitation handguns can be, New Glasgow Regional Police have attached two photo(s) of the seized Black Berretta Pellet Handgun.