Canada Wide Warrant For Suspect Considered to be Armed and Dangerous

Source: RCMP press release

On March 3, 2021, at approximately 8:10 p.m., Powerview RCMP, along with the RCMP Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services, attended a residence in Powerview, Manitoba to locate Dylan Lennon Atkinson, 29, from Winnipeg.

The investigation has led officers to believe Atkinson is in possession of a submachine gun. When officers arrived at the residence, Atkinson was no longer there.

Atkinson is currently wanted on a warrant for Uttering Threats and a Canada-wide warrant for violating parole, which he is on for the following charges: Break, Enter and Commit Robbery; Possession of a Loaded, Prohibited or Restricted Firearm; Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order; Aggravated Assault; Assault with a Weapon.

If you have information, please call Powerview RCMP at 204-367-8728, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online

Atkinson is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach him. Contact police immediately.