RCMP arrest youth en­tering parked vehicl­es

Shortly before 9:30 a.m. yesterday, Hali­fax District RCMP re­sponded to a call of a male carrying a baseball bat checking parked vehicles in the area of Havelock Crescent.


RCMP located the you­th on Havelock Cresc­ent in Cole Harbour. Following a brief foot chase the youth was taken into custo­dy. He was found to be in possession of a firearm, a small quantity of marihuana and multiple items not belonging to him.


The 16-year-old male from Westphal, is facing the following charges:

·       Possession of a Proh­ibited Weapon

·       Carrying a Concealed Weapon

·       Obstructing a Peace Officer

·       Possession of Proper­ty Obtained by Crime

·       Possession of a Cont­rolled Substance

He was released from custody and will ap­pear in Dartmouth Pr­ovincial Youth Court at a later date.


The investigation is ongoing.


Source: Media Release

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