**** 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.