**** RCMP Media Release
RCMP arrest Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences
Halifax District RCMP has arrested an Upper Tantallon man for firearms offences following an altercation in Upper Tantallon.
On August 16, Halifax District RCMP were notified of an altercation that had occurred the day before, on August 15, at a home on St. Margarets Bay Rd. The altercation took place between four people known to each other. One man produced a firearm and made threats to another man. No one was injured during the incident.
On August 18, Halifax District RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on St. Margarets Bay Rd. and arrested a 75-year-old man without incident. During the search, police seized three firearms and a replica firearm.
The man was later released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on November 1 at 9:30 a.m. The man will be facing charges of Assault x 2, Pointing a Firearm, Uttering Threats, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Unsafe Storage of a Firearm x 3.