Woman arrested in relation to Stewiacke bomb threats

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STEWIACKE – Police have arrested a 33-year-old woman for making bomb threats to a business in Stewiacke.

The threats were made to the same business on November 25, December 1 and December 27. Each of the threats indicated that harm to the business and personnel could occur. As a result, Colchester County District RCMP responded and other emergency services including fire and EHS were deployed to the scene. The business was evacuated until searches were completed by the RCMP Explosives Unit and RCMP Police Dog Services. Local traffic and businesses in the area were disrupted.

On December 27, the RCMP Colchester District General Investigation Section executed a search warrant at a residence in Stewiacke. A 33-year-old Stewiacke woman was arrested at the residence without incident and is facing three counts of uttering threats and three charges of mischief.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in Truro Provincial Court on March 20 at 9:30 a.m.

 

The investigation is ongoing.