June 15, 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Royal Canadian Mounted Police have arrested a teenaged youth for weapon offenses after he was found with "Molotov Cocktails" in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.
On June 15, 2:30 AM, Halifax RCMP observed two males walking on Rankin Drive in Sackville while conducting pro-active patrols in the area. Police believed the two youth were in violation of their curfew conditions. As police approached, one youth ran into the woods while the second youth was arrested a short distance away. Further investigation revealed that the youth had in his possession two large glass bottles filled with gasoline and a lighter.
A 16-year-old male from Sackville is currently in police custody and will be appearing in court later today. He faces charges under the Criminal Code of Canada including Failing to Comply with Conditions of a Recognizance (Sec 145 CC), Explosive: Possession Intending Bodily Harm or Property Damage (Sec 81 CC), Explosive: Making and Possession for Unlawful Purpose ( Sec 82 CC), and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (Sec 88).
HRM Partners in Policing will continue to target suspicious and criminal activity. Police will monitor those who are on court imposed conditions and put officers in close contact with the community to address and deter crime.