UPDATE: Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant in Ontario arrested in Vancouver

Jun 26 2018, 9:21 pm

UPDATE: Marcel “Marc” Lawson, subject of a VPD media release earlier this week, was recognized by a member of the public on Granville near Davie Street just after 10 pm on Wednesday. Lawson was arrested and remains in custody.

ORIGINAL STORY:

In what they said is a cooperative effort with authorities in Ontario, Vancouver Police (VPD) are asking the public for any information regarding the whereabouts of 36-year-old Marcel “Marc” Lawson, who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant and believed to be in BC.

Lawson is wanted as a result of his breach of a Long Term Supervision Order.

He is described as an Indigenous male, 5’10” tall and weighing 210 pounds. He has short black hair and brown eyes. He has “MATHU,” Roses, and a Skull tattooed on right forearm. On his left forearm he has tattooed a Canada Flag and a Koi Fish. He also has tattoos on both wrists.

Officials said Lawson is currently bound by a Long Term Supervision Order relating to convictions of Sexual Assault and Sexual Interference.

“The offender is known to frequent the cities of Toronto, Saskatoon and Vancouver,” a police statement said.

Canada-wide warrant

Marcel “Marc” Lawson, (VPD)

Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to call 416-808-5900 or toll-free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE).

Alternately, those wishing to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leaving a tip online at solvecrime.ca.

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