Man with guns, body armour, arrested
A 26-year-old Halifax man is facing weapons charges after being arrested by police early Saturday.
Police were called to a house in Dartmouth at about 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report that a man with a handgun was passed out inside a residence.
Police said he had two handguns and body armour.
The building and surrounding ones were evacuated while an emergency response team, negotiators and a canine unit were sent to the scene.
The man came out and was taken into custody without incident.
He is being held for a court appearance when he will face weapons charges.