Annapolis District RCMP charge man with firearms offences

November 22, 2022
Hillsburn, Nova Scotia

News release


Annapolis District RCMP has charged a man with firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home on Shore Rd. West in Hillsburn.

On November 18, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation, Annapolis District RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on Shore Rd. West in Hillsburn. RCMP officers safely arrested a 34-year-old man, who was held in custody. During the search RCMP officers located and seized more than twenty firearms including, long guns and a revolver, three replica firearms, a police defensive baton and ammunition.

Kyle Christian Ellis, 34, of Hillsburn, has been charged with the following:

  • Assault with a Weapon;
  • Uttering Threats (2 counts);
  • Criminal Harassment;
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose;
  • Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited (21 counts);
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (21 counts);
  • Possession of a Firearm While Knowing It's Possession is Unauthorized (21 counts);
  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm (17 counts);
  • Mischief;
  • Failure to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking (2 counts)

Ellis was remanded into custody and will appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court today.

The investigation was led by Annapolis District RCMP with assistance from the RCMP National Weapons Enforcement Support Team.

File #: 2022-1627969

Note: Attached is a photo of some of the seized firearms.


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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