Police Investigate Weapons call and arrest a suspect with a firearm


**** HRP Media Release

Police Investigate Weapons call and arrest a suspect with a firearm

At 6:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a Weapons complaint in the 200 block of Wentworth Drive Halifax.​ Multiple Patrol officers quickly secured the area taking three adult males into custody.​ A forth male fled on foot.​ Incidental to arrest a 30-year-old male was found to be in possession of narcotics and a firearm inside a vehicle.​ One of the three males arrested did sustain minor injuries prior to police arrival, but declined medical treatment.​ A Police Service Dog attempted to track the forth male but was not been able to locate the male.​ There is no description to provide of the male that fled on foot at this time.​ Officers have seized a vehicle for a search warrant.​

Investigators with the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Section are conducting the investigation which is in the early stages.​ The 30-year-old male is expected to be facing drug and firearm related charges.​ ​ ​

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5016.​ Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

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