Investigators with the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted for being unlawfully at large.
Twenty-six-year-old Tyrell Peter Dechamp was considered unlawfully at large when he didn’t return to his Halifax address by his 11 p.m. curfew on Tuesday, April 19. A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued last evening for Dechamp in relation to this matter.
Dechamp is described as a light-complected black man, 5’9”, 210 lbs., with a stocky build, brown eyes and short black hair. Dechamp has a history of violent offences and is considered armed and dangerous. Members of the public should not approach him or try to take matters into their own hands, and should call 9-1-1 if they see him.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tyrell Dechamp is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.
We recognize that the timing of this charge coincides with recent violent incidents in our community, however, we cannot identify persons of interest or suspects in ongoing investigations. Officers are actively investigating the recent incidents, pursuing all investigative avenues and continuing to reach out to community to address and prevent future acts of violence.