8:05 am - Saturday, May 25 2019
Home / News / Arrest made following theft of restricted firearm – Lantz
DSC_9548_wm

Arrest made following theft of restricted firearm – Lantz

On November 8 at 5:15 p.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a call of theft from a sporting goods store. Staff at the store noticed a rifle was missing on November 6, they checked their inventory, then reported the theft to police on November 8.

The firearm that was stolen is a “Czech Small Arms VZ58 Sportster” rifle, which is a restricted firearm. It has a 5-round magazine. The theft occurred while the store was open and witnesses provided police with descriptions of two suspects.

East Hants District RCMP has arrested two men for this incident. Darren Hersh Blumenthal, 50, of Halifax and Todd Ellis, 46, of Lower Sackville, have both been charged with the theft, and in addition, seven additional firearms-related charges. Blumenthal is also charged with three counts of Breach of Probation.

Both men were arrested on November 15. They were held in custody and were remanded until November 19 when they were released. Both are scheduled to return to court on December 17.

The investigation is ongoing.

.

Source : Media Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

DSC_6964_wm

Police charge man for multiple incidents yesterday in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man for multiple incidents that occurred in...

DSC_0782_wm

Fentanyl Seized at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

**** Justice Media Release A small amount of fentanyl was seized at the Central Nova...