Douglas Saulnier was arrested without incident on January 12 in Dartmouth.
Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery.
On January 10, at 11:35 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a robbery-in-progress in the 0-100 block of Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth. A 34-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were exiting an apartment building when they were approached by a man known to them. He produced a firearm and demanded cash from the woman and threatened her life. He fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and attempts to locate him were unsuccessful. Neither victim was injured.
Earlier today, an arrest warrant was issued for 38-year-old Douglas David Saulnier in relation to this investigation. He has been charged with robbery, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, pointing a firearm and use of a loaded prohibited firearm in the commission of an offence.
Douglas Saulnier is described as a white man, 5’10”, 250 lbs., with short black hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos on his face and neck.
Saulnier is believed to still be in Dartmouth at this time and is considered armed and dangerous. Members of the public should not approach him or try to take matters into their own hands and should call 9-1-1 if they see him. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Douglas Saulnier is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.