May 18, 2017 1:30 pm

Man arrested at Kings Wharf Place facing 10 charges: Halifax police

A Dartmouth man is facing firearms and drug-related charges after police responded to a break-and-enter in progress on Wednesday.

Canadian Press / File

Halifax Regional Police say the man arrested when they responded to a reported break-and-enter at Kings Wharf Place on Wednesday is now facing ten charges.

The man, from Dartmouth, has been charged with seven counts of unsafe storage of a firearm and one count each of possession of cocaine, possession of MDMA and possession of marijuana.

He is scheduled to appear in court in Dartmouth on July 28.

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According to police, officers responded to a break-and-enter in progress shortly after 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

However, once they arrived, police quickly determined the address provided in the call wasn’t valid.

During their investigation, officers located a 31-year-old in a condo with a “quantity” of unsecured firearms. He was promptly taken into custody.


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