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Halifax traffic stop results in break-in, theft charges

Primrose Street in Dartmouth, N.S., on June 24, 2018. Global News

A traffic stop in Dartmouth on Saturday night has resulted in multiple charges for two men.

Halifax Regional Police say that officers attempted to stop a vehicle behind 29 Primrose Street at approximately 11:43 p.m., when both occupants ran from the vehicle.

Police say they were located a short distance away with several sets of keys on them.

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Officers say they determined that the keys came from a business in the 100 block of Wyse Road and that the business had been broken into.

Two adult men were charged with break-in, theft and possession of stolen property.

Their names and ages have not been released.

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One man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday while the other will answer the charges at a later date.

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