The HRP/RCMP Integrated General Investigation Section has charged a 19-year-old male after threats were made online.
On August 2nd, 2013, police received a complaint from a 49-year-old male who was threatened online.
Threats from the suspect were posted underneath a YouTube video posted in August by the victim. Other threats were made via another site called WordPress.
As a result of an investigation, search warrants were executed to obtain IP addresses and other information. Police seized a computer and electronic storage devices from a residence on Peter Court in Eastern Passage.
Last evening, police officers arrested a 19-year-old at the residence on Peter Court in Eastern Passage. He is facing charges under the Criminal Code including Uttering Death Threats and Criminal Harassment. He will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court on May 20th, 2014.