Federal offender known to frequent Niagara Region


Published May 16, 2022 at 6:36 pm

Wanted federal offender Ho-Wayne Walker. (Handout/OPP)

The Ontario Provincial Police are asking the public for help in locating a federal offender.

The OPP ROPE squad (Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement) said Monday that Ho-Wayne Walker is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of Statutory Release. Walker is known to frequent Niagara Region, as well as the Greater Toronto Area, Peterborough and Sudbury.

Walker is described as a Black man who is about five-foot-six and 141 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

He is currently serving a six-year, 10-month sentence. The prison term was for two counts of possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition, aggravated assault, assault and possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order.

Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to his whereabouts is asked to photo the ROPE Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE). They may also phone Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or phone 9-1-1.

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