Grand Rapids RCMP arrest WANTED male

May 15, 2024
Grand Rapids, Manitoba

News release


Police Service Dog Phlex

Grand Rapids RCMP received information that 42-year-old Kenneth Sanderson, who was currently WANTED on nine Canada-wide warrants for a number of charges, was hiding at a residence on River Road, in Grand Rapids.

On May 14, 2024, at approximately 1:00 am, Grand Rapids RCMP along with the assistance of Police Dog Services and the Emergency Response Team, executed a warrant to search at a residence on River Road, in Grand Rapids. As officers arrived, Sanderson ran out the back, fled to the river, where he then jumped in. Police Service Dog Phlex and his handler were able to assist with getting Sanderson back to shore where he was arrested.

Sanderson received minor injuries and was taken to hospital where he was treated and released.

Along with his warrants, Kenneth Sanderson, 42, has also been charged with Resisting Arrest and Failing to Comply x2. He was remanded into custody.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2024-633384

Date modified: