This is an update report in relation to a prior Incident from May 24, 2015. In that Incident 911 Dispatch received a call from a person, previously believed to be a man, requesting help. The response to that call involved Patrol along with K-9 followed by additional assistance from Halifax Ground Search and Rescue in the area of Tower Road / Point Pleasant Park. No injured person was located and the search was eventually concluded.
Since that time 911 Dispatch has continued to receive in excess of 30 no voice calls from this same phone number over the next 2 nights. Further attempts were made to identify and locate this phone and caller and at 11:30 p.m., at May 25, Patrol members were able to locate an 18-year-old woman in possession of the phone that was used to make these calls. Through further investigation and with assistance from the General Investigation Section, officers were able determine that this suspect placed all calls to the 911 Dispatch centre from this phone.This woman has since been released and will be appearing in Halifax Court on July 2 to face 2 Criminal charges of Public Mischief along with a Summary Offence ticket for placing a false call to 911 in violation of the Emergency 911 Act.