Vancouver Police searching for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

Jan 3 2019, 7:17 am

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.

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.

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