Yarmouth RCMP makes arrest, seize drugs and replica handgun following traffic stop; “man with arrest warrants from Halifax, Nova Scotia and Edmonton, Alberta”

On April 4, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a member of the Yarmouth Municipal RCMP was on patrol in Yarmouth when they located a vehicle being driven by a man with arrest warrants from Halifax, Nova Scotia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – The Yarmouth Municipal RCMP recently conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in Yarmouth that resulted in the seizure of cannabis, cash and a replica firearm.

On April 4, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a member of the Yarmouth Municipal RCMP was on patrol in Yarmouth when they located a vehicle being driven by a man with arrest warrants from Halifax, Nova Scotia and Edmonton, Alberta. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle, and the man was arrested without issue. During the arrest, officers located cannabis, which lead to a search of the vehicle. As a result of the search, the RCMP member seized cannabis, over $400 in cash, and a replica handgun.

Firearms
File Photo – Firearms

The driver, 25-year-old Brandon James Ogden of Yarmouth, has been charged with Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distribution and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. Ogden is also facing charges of Assault and Mischief related to the arrest warrant from Halifax and a charge of Assault Causing Bodily Harm related to the arrest warrant from Edmonton. Ogden remains in custody and will appear in court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about drugs or persons wanted by police are asked to contact their local RCMP Detachment or their local police. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 2021-446202

Nova Scotia RCMP



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