Metro Halifax - Staff
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The Central Nova Correctional Facility in Burnside.
Halifax police have charged eight men following a disturbance in March at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facilty which resulted in two men being stabbed with what police say was an improvised weapon.
Officers responded to a weapons call at the jail on March 24, where they were informed of a disturbance involving several inmates.
As a result of the investigation, Troy Jeremiah Bowden, 22; Robert Edgar Paul, 21; Corey Stephen Joseph Paul, 29; and James George Falt, 28, are all charged with possession of weapon for dangerous purpose, assault with weapon and assault.
Dean Gordon Normand, 39, is charged with two counts of possession of weapon for dangerous purpose, assault with weapon and two counts of assault.
Chris David John Dixon, 35, is charged with assault.
Kaz Henry Cox, 35, is charged with possession of weapon for dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon.
Dylan Peter Roach, 22, is charged with possession of weapon for dangerous purpose.
All men with appear in court at a later date.