Police arrest man with gun on Spring Garden Road

Police investigate Weapons Call

At 7:58 p.m., 2nd of November, Halifax Regional Police responded to report of a male with a firearm at Shoppers Drug Mart 5524 Spring Garden Road Halifax.  Callers reported a male placing a long gun in his pants and entering the store.  The male then left the store and boarded a Halifax Transit bus.  Multiple officers responded and arrested the suspect on the bus.  Officers confirmed there was not a robbery, however the suspect did commit a theft.  Incidental to arrest officers seized a long barrel pellet/bb gun and items stolen from the store.  A 34 year old male is held for court and facing charges of Using imitation firearm in the commission of an offence, Theft & Possession Under and Mischief.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app. Police file: 20-129726​ refers.