Digby RCMP arrest two youths and one adult in relation to firearm offences

February 22, 2023
Digby, Nova Scotia

News release

Digby RCMP has arrested one adult and two youths in relation to an incident involving a replica firearm near a school in Digby.

Yesterday, at approximately 1 p.m., Digby RCMP responded to report of youths waving a firearm near Digby Regional High School located on King St. RCMP officers quickly located and safely arrested a youth and an 18-year-old Marshalltown woman near the school. At the time of the arrests, RCMP officers located and seized a replica firearm.

A short time later, after further information and evidence was collected, RCMP officers safely arrested a second youth inside the school.

As a precaution, the Digby Regional High School was temporally put on a hold and secure.

The two youths were release on conditions and will appear in Digby Youth Justice Court on April 11, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. They will be facing a charge of Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

The 18-year-old woman was held in custody and will appear in Digby Provincial Court later today to face charges unrelated to this incident.

The investigation is continuing.

File #: 2023-238951


Contact information

Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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