Twenty-nine-year-old Jordan Andrew Buffett and 29-year-old Mason Lorne James Dunphy, both from Halifax, 28-year-old Joshua William Charchuk of Dartmouth and 26-year-old Courtney Elizabeth Slaunwhite of Lower Sackville have each been charged with multiple weapons offences as well as one count each of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine in relation to this incident. Buffett has also been charged with one count of breaching a probation order. All four are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today
At approximately 12:50 pm Halifax Regional Police were notified by the Building Superintendent of an apartment building, in the 0-100 block of Caxton Close in Halifax, that he had been investigating a noise complaint in the building when he heard what he believed to be a firearm being manipulated inside an apartment. HRP Emergency Response Team and Patrol members established control on the floor of the apartment building and were in the early stages of setting up contact with the occupants, when 3 men exited the apartment. They were taken into custody without incident. A female was taken into custody from inside the apartment shortly thereafter. While members were searching the area they located an assault rifle and ammunition laying on the grass directly below the apartment in question. HRP currently have 3 men, aged 29, 29 and 30, as well as a 26 year old woman in custody for this matter. The Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and HRP Forensic Identification Section members are continuing the investigation. An update will be released when there is a decision on charges or more information is known.
Source: Media Release