Yarmouth man arrested for firearm offences

January 13, 2021
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

News release


Photo of pellet BB gun

Yarmouth Municipal RCMP have arrested a 36-year-old man following a weapons call in Yarmouth yesterday.

On January 12 at 3:35 p.m., Yarmouth Municipal RCMP members were dispatched to a report of a man with a gun at a business on Starrs Rd. Police responded to the business and located the suspect within minutes nearby. He was taken into custody without incident. A Pellet BB handgun was seized from the waistband of the suspect.

The man was released from custody and is facing charges of Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. He is schedule to appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court on March 1.

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 202152197


Contact information

Cpl. Lisa Croteau
Public Information Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell : 902-830-5695
Email : lisa.croteau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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