Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . . Members of the RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section (GIS) have arrested seven adult males and one male youth and laid a total of 48 charges, including Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Robbery using a Firearm, and several other weapons-related charges.Integrated GIS members executed search warrants and conducted five searches over the past 24 hours at locations on Charles Road, Sugar Maple Drive and Eisenor Street in Timberlea, St. Margaret's Bay Road in Lakeside, and Carrington Place in Halifax. The searches were in relation to several ongoing investigations including an Attempted Murder on Wendybrook Drive in Tantallon on January 17th, 2012, a Robbery on Evans Avenue in Halifax on January 17th, 2012, and a Stabbing on Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth on December 29th, 2011. During the searches, police seized one shotgun, ammunition, and three bullet-proof vests. The police investigation continues.The following individuals have been arrested and are facing a total of 48 Criminal Code offences:Adult male, 19-years-old, from Timberlea Adult male, 20-years-old, from Halifax Adult male, 18-years-old, from Timberlea Adult male, 18-years-old, from Timberlea Adult male, 20-years-old, from Timberlea Adult male, 21-years-old, from Williamswood Adult male, 21-years-old, from Halifax Male youth, 16-years-old, from Harrietsfield
The suspects will be appearing in Provincial Court in both Halifax and Dartmouth today.