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Man arrested following weapons complaints in Annapolis County, N.S.

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Annapolis District RCMP responded to a weapons complaint involving a man in the Victoria Road East area of Clementsvale on Thursday.

Police said they attempted to locate the man, but were not immediately able to find him.

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Police continued their search for the suspect on Friday, interviewing several people and checking locations the individual was known to frequent.

On Saturday, at approximately 4 p.m., police arrested the suspect without incident on Victoria East Road in Clementsvale.

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The 42-year-old man was held in custody pending a court appearance on Oct. 7 in Digby provincial court. He is facing charges of:

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  • Careless use of a firearm (2 counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (2 counts)
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a firearm knowing possession is unauthorized

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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