Sydney domestic dispute, weapons complaint nets charges
Man allegedly showed up to see wife with a shotgun
Cape Breton Regional Police have laid charges after a domestic dispute and weapons complaint in Sydney.
Monday evening at 6:18 p.m., police were called to a home on Crescent Street about a domestic dispute. When they arrived, a 58-year-old woman told police that her 62-year-old husband had shown up with a shot gun in his vehicle.
The woman fled and called police.
Police were told he was at a home on Edgewater Drive in Sydney.
Police then surrounded the home and had a negotiator speak to the man on the phone. A man left the home and was arrested without incident.
Police say no shots were fired and no one was injured.
They seized the gun and several shells. Police say the shot gun was not loaded when it was seized.
The 62-year-old man is facing a number of charges including two counts of assault, three counts of uttering death threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a weapon and unsafe storage of a weapon.