August 28, 2013, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia . . . The RCMP-HRP General Investigation Section have charged a 43-year-old man who barricaded himself into a residence in Lawrencetown yesterday.
At 10:45 a.m., Cole Harbour RCMP and Halifax Regional Police responded to an incident at a residence on Osprey Way in Lawrencetown where a lone male barricaded himself inside with a firearm. Responding officers immediately secured the area around the home and closed the street to traffic.
Troy Learning, 43, of Lawrencetown, has been charged with the following offences:
– Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence
– Careless Use of a Firearm
– Unsafe Storage of a Firearms X 4
– Pointing a Firearm
– Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
– Assault with a Weapon
– Uttering Death Threats
He appeared in court in Dartmouth earlier this morning.