**** HRP Media Release
Shoplifting incident leads to arrest of man wanted for homicide in US
Today (December 30) at 12:44 pm, Halifax Police Officers responded to reports of shoplifting by a man at a business in the 200 block of Chain Lake Drive in Bayers Lake. Upon arrival and in attempting to arrest the man, he fled on foot.
After following the suspect on foot, HRP officers arrested 28-year-old Derek Cameron Whisenand at 1:15 pm. Upon checking his identity, it was learned that the man is wanted on a Canada Wide Immigration Warrant for a homicide in the State of Texas in the United States. HRP officers took Whisenand into custody, and arrangements have been made for hand-over to appropriate federal authorities for next steps.