At 11:45 a.m. this morning, Markel Jason Downey was taken in to police custody without incident after Halifax District RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Caldwell Rd. in Cole Harbour. Downey was a passenger in a vehicle when it was stopped.
A Canada Wide Warrant was issued for Downey in relation to a triple shooting incident that took place in Cole Harbour on November 30, 2014. Downey is a facing a new trial in relation to three charges of Attempted Murder from this incident.
Members of the General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division have been actively looking to locate Downey.
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Source: Media Release