Enfield man charged with Attempted Murder in Oakfield

News release

On March 13, 2019, just after midnight, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an assault with a weapon.

Upon arrival, the RCMP located three people inside a home. The initial investigation determined that a 33-year-old man arrived at the home and assaulted a 40-year-old male with a tool case which resulted in serious injuries. A 50-year-old woman attempted to intervene and was assaulted, however did not sustain any injuries. A third woman remained inside the house during the altercation and called police.

Thirty-three year-old Dave John Simms of Enfield was arrested without incident at the scene and has been charged with:

  •     Attempted Murder
  •     Aggravated Assault
  •     Assault with a Weapon
  •     Assault
  •     Uttering Threats

Simms is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on April 26, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

The 40-year-old man remains under medical care. The investigation is ongoing.

File # 19-36757