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UPDATE: Police Investigate break and enter with firearm in Dartmouth

UPDATE: Police Investigate break and enter with firearm in Dartmouth

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Police have charged two men in relation to a break and enter with a firearm that occurred last night in Dartmouth.

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At 5 p.m., police responded to a report of a break and enter in progress into a residence in the 200 block of Prince Arthur Road.​ A witness caught two suspects at the residence, one armed with a handgun.

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The witness was able to disarm the suspect as both were attempting to flee the scene in a pickup truck.​ No one was injured during this incident.​

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Two men were later arrested on Roleika Drive in Dartmouth without incident

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Police have charged 41-year-old Jason Brown and 23-year-old Riley Crosby, both of Dartmouth, with one count each of the following offences:

  • Sec. 348(1)(a) – Break and Enter with intent
  • Sec. 267(a) – Assault with a weapon
  • Sec. 90 – Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Sec. 86(1) – Careless Use of a firearm
  • Sec. 85(2)(a) – Using an imitation firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Sec. 88(1) – Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Brown and Crosby were held overnight in police custody and are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial court today.

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Source : Media Release

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