Antigonish RCMP arrest man for uttering threats

Posted on June 18, 2014

On June 16, 2014 the Antigonish RCMP laid four counts of uttering threats to cause death to RCMP members and a local Crown Attorney.

The 36 year old Antigonish male, was arrested on June 15th for being intoxicated after a complaint of a fight at a local restaurant. Once lodged in cells the male threatened to kill the Antigonish RCMP Officers and a local Crown Attorney, to burn down the Antigonish RCMP Detachment and to kill the children of all Antigonish RCMP Officers. These threats ensued over a two hour period.

The male was first brought to members attention by concerned citizens because of comments made on Facebook in and around the Moncton tragedy. The male was believed to be out west working but returned to Antigonish over the weekend.

The male is set to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court on Friday June 20th, 2014

Cst. Catherine (Cat) B├ęzaire
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Street Crime Enforcement Unit
4 Fairview Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
B2G 0B4
ph: (902)863-6500


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