Mental health issue led to police response

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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TRURO - Wednesday night's police response on Queen Street had to do with a mental health situation, police said Thursday.
The Truro Police Service received a call at 7:35 p.m. from a third party that a man may have a firearm in his home. Multiple police officers responded due to the nature of the information it had received and to provide a perimeter to ensure the situation didn't get out of the area.
"It's a high-risk call involving a firearm until it is proven one way or the other," said Staff-Sgt. Randy MacKenzie.
No firearms were located but the man, who was alone in the residence, was arrested at 9:10 p.m.
No charges are pending and no injuries were reported.

Organizations: Truro Police Service

Geographic location: Queen Street

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Recent comments

  • BJ
    January 18, 2010 - 10:14

    So some guy calls the cops to say another had a gun but he didn't and the cops arrest HIM cause he's mentally ill??

    What's wrong with this story???

  • BJ
    January 18, 2010 - 10:13

    Umm.... Where? You see something I don't?

  • Eastend Boy
    January 18, 2010 - 09:43

    Hey BJ, try reading and understanding the article before posting a comment. They arrested the guy that said he had a gun.

  • d
    January 18, 2010 - 09:42

    re-read it, they didnt arrest the caller

  • gobacktoschool
    January 18, 2010 - 09:40

    why don't both of you go back to school,you both look like morons....neither one of you understood what you about mental health's all interpretation