Man hunted by cops on Canada-wide warrant known to spend time in Mississauga and Brampton
Published January 7, 2022 at 11:02 am
Mississauga and Brampton residents are being urged by police to keep an eye out for a man convicted of robbery and arson who’s now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.
OPP say Michael Legere, 38, who they describe as a federal offender, breached a long-term supervision order and is now being hunted by police across the country.
Ontario’s Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) squad, comprised of 35 officers from 14 police forces across the province, is asking for the public’s help in finding Legere.
ROPE officers say Legere is known to frequent Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto, Aurora and Newmarket.
WANTED: #OPP seek assistance in locating Michael LEGERE, 38 years old, 5'5'' 143lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. If you have any information , please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the ROPE Squad main office at 1-866-870-7673. Thank you. ^nm pic.twitter.com/ZYvqvdiFmA
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) January 7, 2022
He’s currently bound by a supervision order resulting from a jail sentence of nearly two years for robbery and using an imitation firearm while committing an arson.
Legere is described as white, 5-foot-5, 143 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He’s further described as having a tattoo of a panther on his upper right arm and the word “CRIPPLING” on his left hand.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call police at 416-808-5900 or 1-866-870-7673, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Anyone spotting the man can also call 9-1-1, police say.
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