Police-Court

Halifax man arrested for recent theft

News release

Just after 1:30 p.m. on April 23, 2019, a male entered a business on Sackville Dr. and left the store without paying for over $400 worth of merchandise from the store. During the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified.

On May 1 at approximately 9 p.m. members of the West Division Quick Response Unit of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) located the suspect on Spencer Avenue and the suspect fled. Halifax Regional Police K9 Recon and his handler attended, tracked and located the suspect near Williams Lake Rd. in Halifax.

Christopher Joseph Young, 28, of Halifax, was arrested without further incident. He is facing the following charges:

  •     Theft Under $5000
  •     Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  •     Fail to Comply with Probation Order (2 counts)

Young remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on May 8 at 1:30 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 19-57096