Joggins man facing firearms charges following New Year's Eve incident

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A Joggins man is facing firearms charges following New Year's Eve incident

HL: RCMP arrest Joggins man after New Year’s Eve incident

JOGGINS – A 48-year-old Joggins man remains in custody following a New Year’s Eve standoff in the community.

Cumberland RCMP received a call at 11:50 p.m. on Monday that an “emotionally disturbed” man was threatening to kill himself on Main Street.

Police established communication and set up a perimeter around the home.

The man was apprehended without incident at 1:30 a.m.

He faces several firearms charges under the Criminal Code. Police seized a long gun and ammunition.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Joggins

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