HALIFAX -- A 38-year-old Halifax man is facing several weapon charges after police searched a residence in downtown Halifax Thursday.

Halifax Regional Police say at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Nov. 19, officers searched a residence on Brunswick St. in Halifax.

Police seized a hand gun and ammunition, and arrested a man without incident.

The 38-year-old man is schedule to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of:

  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possess firearm knowing its possession is not authorized
  • Illegal storage of firearm