Several weapons and uttering threats charges have been laid against a 37-year-old man from Sydney, N.S.
Cape Breton Regional Police say they received a call on Monday of a man with a firearm in the Hillside Court area.
Police were forced to contain the area, and later arrested the suspect and took him into custody.
There were no injuries, but officers seized a firearm as part of the investigation.
Ryan Carmen Howell has been charged with uttering threats to property, uttering death threats, possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose, careless use of a firearm and breach of firearm prohibition.
Howell faced the charges in Sydney provincial court on Tuesday. He remains behind bars and is scheduled to reappear in court on Thursday.