Manitoba RCMP believe that a 27-year-old male, who is evading police in the United States, illegally crossed into Canada near Haskett, Manitoba.

Police believe that the suspect, Derek Whisenand, entered Canada sometime during the week of June 24, 2019, before traveling to Winnipeg and possibly eastern Canada. He is traveling with a large mixed breed dog, possibly a mix of a German Shepherd and Pit Bull or Boxer, brindle in colour.

Derek Whisenand is currently wanted in Texas for Murder. He is also the subject of a warrant for arrest in Canada. He is described as Caucasian, 6′ tall, weighs 230 lbs, has brown eyes and brown hair. Whisenand was last seen with a black goatee.

RCMP report that Derek Whisenand may be armed and is considered dangerous. Police warn that public not to approach him.

Anyone with information about Derek Whisenand, is asked to immediately call 911 or the RCMP Integrated Border Enforcement Team at 204-324-9177. You can also call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a secure tip online at