Cumberland District RCMP charge 15-year-old youth with firearm offences

RCMP-1205Oxford, Nova Scotia – Cumberland District RCMP responded to a firearms complaint in Oxford last evening which resulted in the arrest of a 15-year-old-male.


Shortly after 6:00 p.m., Cumberland District RCMP responded to a call indicating that between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m, a 15-year-old-male had pointed a firearm at a 13-year-old-male while walking on a trail in Oxford. With assistance from RCMP Police Dog Services, police located and seized the firearm in a wooded area near the trail.

As a result of the investigation, the 15-year-old-male has been charged with the following offences:

  • Uttering Threats Against a Person
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Careless use of a Firearm
  • Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

Fail to Comply with an Undertaking x 2

The 15-year-old-male appeared in Amherst Provincial Court this morning and has been remanded into custody. He will appear in Amherst Provincial Court on September 12, 2016.

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