Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for failing to return to his halfway-house on New Year’s Eve.
In a release, police said 33-year-old Chad Patrick Poitras has been convicted of a number of crimes in the past involving weapons, drugs, assaults and driving offences.
He has been serving the remainder of his two-and-a-half-year sentence in a Corrections Canada community residential facility in Vancouver.
Police describe Poitras as Indigenous, standing 5’10” and weighing 220 lbs.
He has short, reddish-brown hair and is clean shaven. He has a number of tattoos, including a scorpion on the right side of his neck.
Have you seen 33-year-old Chad Patrick Poitras? He’s a federal offender who is #Wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to his halfway-house.
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) January 2, 2019
Anyone who sees Chad Patrick Poitras, or has information about his whereabouts, is asked to call 911 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, or sharing any related information online.