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Winnipeg Police Service

May 6, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Assault with a Weapon/Mischief – Arrest: C19-98010

On May 5, 2019, at approximately 11:55 p.m., firefighters with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) were in the 200 block of Aberdeen Avenue dealing a medical incident when a male suspect attended their vehicle and stole a WFPS axe.

The male then confronted two firefighters with the axe as they were walking back to the vehicle. Both firefighters attempted to flee, and the suspect struck a WFPS laptop with the axe before dropping the axe and leaving the area.

North District General Patrol units, along with the K9 Unit, attended the scene and located the suspect chasing an individual in the area of Aikins Street and Burrows Avenue. After a brief foot chase, the suspect was taken into custody in the area of Charles Street and Magnus Avenue.

Methamphetamine use is believed to have played a role in the incident.

Dwayne Anthony Rawluk, a 33-year-old male of Lake St. Martin, has been charged with:

- Assault with a Weapon (x2)
- Mischief Under $5,000/Obstruct in Enjoyment

He was detained in custody.


Homicide – Arrest: C19-97365

On May 5, 2019, at approximately 3:40 a.m., West District General Patrol officers responded to the report of a disturbance in an apartment building within the 1000 block of Taylor Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located both a suspect and an injured male inside a suite. The suspect was taken into custody, and the injured male was transported to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Dylan Brian Hanchar, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation. It is believed that the two acquaintances were alone in the suite at which time they became involved in an argument and the victim was stabbed.

Dustin Avrom Glow, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Manslaughter

He was detained in custody.

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C19-96945

On May 4, 2019, at approximately 5:55 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Kingsbury Avenue and McPhillips Street for the report of a male who had been shot during what was described as a road rage incident.

Two adult males in a vehicle had been driving in the area when they became involved in an incident with three adult males in another vehicle. Both vehicles pulled over to a nearby parking lot where the occupants became involved in an argument.

During the argument, one of the three adult males was shot and the two adult males fled the area in their vehicle. The injured male was transported to hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition.

At approximately 6:15 p.m., a North District General Patrol unit located a suspect at a residence in the 800 block of Selkirk Avenue and placed him under arrest.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.

Christopher Junior Capitly, a 19-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Aggravated Assault
- Assault with a Weapon
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Transports Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition in a Careless Manner

He was detained in custody.

On May 5, 2019 at approximately 3:50 p.m., a second suspect attended the Winnipeg Police Service HQ and was placed under arrest.

Samtra Samtra, a 19-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Discharge a Restricted Firearm or a Prohibited Firearm with Intent
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Aggravated Assault
- Assault with a Weapon
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Transports Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition in a Careless Manner

He was detained in custody.


  • Last Update: May 6, 2019

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca


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