Man arrested with 36 knives threatened to ‘execute’ N.L. politicians: RCMP

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 27, 2021 9:19 am   ...


Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP say a man arrested Tuesday had 36 hunting and tactical knives in his truck and had threatened to execute local politicians.

Cpl. Jolene Garland told reporters today that 66-year-old George Brake was arrested in Deer Lake, N.L., near Progressive Conservative candidate Jim Goudie’s office following a high-speed chase through the typically quiet town of about 5,250 people.

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Garland says the suspect had 36 knives inside the cab of his truck, with one large knife beside him within easy reach.

She says police believe the man intended to kill or cause serious bodily harm to politicians, with targets including the incumbent representative of the area, Liberal Leader Andrew Furey.

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Brake is facing four charges, including uttering threats to cause death and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.


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Police say he remains in custody following a court appearance today and will be back in court on Thursday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 27, 2021

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