N. S., a 58-year-old man on The Passage, is being charged with allegedly assaulting police after Christmas Eve.
According to the release from Cpl. Officer Andrew Joyce of Nova Scotia RCMP received a call about a van driving irregularly at Waverley Road in Dartmouth just before midnight.
After the RCMP and the Halifax area police pulled a male driver off Wright Avenue, he refused to breathe, assaulted the police officer and spoke of the threat.
Joyce says the man also assaulted a paramedic at the scene, but said the injuries and injuries of the officers were not serious.
After searching the car, police say they found cannabis, a large amount of ammunition, and two long-range guns.
The 58-year-old driver will face charges of possession of a future driver's license, flight from the police, unsafe storage of weapons, assault, threats of murder.