Cole Harbour man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested

A 22-year-old Cole Harbour man wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been taken into custody.

RCMP say Markel Jason Downey was arrested without incident at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Caldwell Road in Cole Harbour.

Police say Downey was a passenger in a vehicle when it was stopped.

He was wanted in relation to a triple shooting incident that took place in Cole Harbour on November 30th, 2014.

Downey is facing a new trial in relation to three charges of attempted murder from this incident.