WOLFVILLE: An 18-year-old Upper Sackville man is facing firearm-related charges after an incident at Acadia University over the weekend.
In a release, Kings District RCMP said they are investigating a threats and firearms call that occurred just after midnight on Jan. 14.
Police say they received a report of a man seen with a firearm at a university residence in Wolfville. Officers arrived at the university which had initiated a lockdown of the residence.
Upon further investigation, police learned two men had a minor altercation after bumping into each other at a residence party.
A third man then approached the pair, lifted up his shirt and showed a firearm tucked in his waistband.
An 18-year-old Upper Sackville man was arrested at the residence and later released on conditions.
He’s scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on February 28 to face the following charges:
- Uttering Threats Against a Person
- Carrying a Concealed Weapon
- Using Imitation of a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence
Police did not locate a firearm at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Kings District RCMP at 902-542-3817.
File # 2023-60475