Dauphin, Manitoba – On June 20, 2023, at approximately 5:50 pm, Dauphin RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with three occupants, two male and one female, on Main Street in Dauphin.
As the suspect vehicle came to a stop, the rear male passenger immediately exited and fled on foot with the other two occupants remaining behind.
Officer’s spoke with the 17-year-old male driver and the 15-year-old female passenger, from Dauphin, who advised they did not know who the male suspect was that fled the scene.
Both subjects were detained as the vehicle, believed to be stolen, was found with two different inactive license plates.
A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a loaded .22 cal. pistol, later determined to be stolen, small quantities of cocaine and methamphetamine, open liquor, brass knuckles and cash.
A cell phone was seized which assisted officers in determining the identity of the male suspect who fled the scene.
The 17-year-old and 15-year-old were placed under arrest and later released for court scheduled August 28, 2023, in Dauphin, where they will face several drug, property and firearm-related offences.
Dauphin RCMP have issued a Warrant of Arrest for the third suspect who has been identified as 29-year-old Jessie Louis Missyabit, of Winnipeg. He’s wanted for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime x2, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Resisting Arrest and several firearm-related offences.
Missyabit is also wanted by the Winnipeg Police Service for being Unlawfully at Large as well as the Correctional Service of Canada on a Canada Wide Warrant of Arrest for violating conditions of his Parole.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Jessie Louis Missyabit, please contact your local police agency, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
Dauphin RCMP continue to investigate.
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