Amherst Police have arrested the man wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant who was also the subject of several media alerts to the public by the New Glasgow Regional Police Service.
The man is also facing weapons charges and charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Thirty-three year old Christopher McKay was arrested at approximately 2:06 a.m. as a result of a traffic stop on Willow Street in Amherst. McKay was a passenger in the vehicle and was recognized by Police.
During the arrest, a loaded firearm and drugs were also located.
McKay has been returned to the custody of Corrections Canada and will be scheduled to appear in court at a late date to answer to the new charges.