Search of home results in firearm and ammunition seizure

December 19, 2019
Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia

News release

Yesterday morning, the Special Enforcement Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, with assistance from the RCMP Emergency Response Team searched a home on Glen Arbour Way and seized a firearm and ammunition.

A man and a woman were arrested inside the home without incident. The woman was later released without charges. Benjamin Thomas Dimock, 27, of Hammonds Plains is charged with:

  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Unsafe Storage Contrary to Regulations
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing it is Unauthorized
  • Three counts Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Court Oder
  • Two counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance

Dimock attended Halifax Provincial Court on December 18 and is scheduled to return to court on December 20 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 19-177222


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695

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