Man charged after threatening to damage Halifax Police Headquarters

Halifax Regional Police

Halifax Regional Police say they have charged a man who threatened to cause property damage in Halifax.

In a release, police say they were alerted around 11:00 a.m. May 1 of a Twitter post that indicated a man's intent to cause damage to Halifax Regional Police Headquarters on Gottingen Street.

Police say officers arrested a suspect in the 3600 block of Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax at around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday.

A search of the suspect’s residence revealed gun powder, a sword and machete.

The release states 45-year-old Daniel Desmond Crowder of Halifax appeared in court on Thursday and was charged with the following offences:

- Uttering threats to cause damage to property;
- Failure to appear in court;
- Three counts of breach of probation;