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Dauphin RCMP traffic stop leads to multiple charges

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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

On Main Street in Dauphin, at approximately 5:50 p.m. on June 20, 2023, Dauphin RCMP officers stopped a vehicle with three occupants, two male and one female.

As the suspect vehicle halted, the back male traveler promptly left and escaped by walking with the other two tenants staying behind.

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The male driver, who was 17 years old, and the female passenger, who was 15 years old, both from Dauphin, told the officers that they did not know who the male suspect who had fled the scene was.

Due to the discovery of two distinct inactive license plates on the vehicle, which was believed to be stolen, both subjects were taken into custody.

A loaded.22 caliber was seized during the vehicle search. open liquor, brass knuckles, a pistol that was later found to have been stolen, small amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine, and cash.

Officers were able to identify the male suspect who had fled the scene thanks to the assistance of a seized cell phone.

The 17-year-old and 15-year-old were taken into custody, and they were later released. They will appear in court on August 28, 2023, in Dauphin, to face a number of charges related to drugs, property, and firearms.

The third suspect, Jessie Louis Missyabit, 29, of Winnipeg, has been identified as the recipient of a Warrant of Arrest from the Dauphin RCMP. He is wanted for multiple offenses involving firearms, including Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, and Resisting Arrest.

In addition, Missyabit is wanted by the Winnipeg Police Department and the Correctional Service of Canada on a Canada-wide warrant of arrest for violating his parole conditions.

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