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UPDATE:FOUND-OPP ROPE Squad Looking For Repeat Offender Known To Frequent Durham Area

UPDATE: Powell was captured in Cambridge.

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of Long-Term Supervision Order.

Police say Derek Powell is described as a male caucasian, 53 years of age, 5’8 (173cm), 260 lbs (118kgs) with brown hair and green eyes.

He is currently on a Long Term Supervision Order after serving a Seven year, Six-month sentence for Assault with a Weapon, Utter threats to Cause Death/Harm X2, Forcible Confinement X2, Assault Peace Officer X2, Mischief in Relation to Property and Fail to Comply With Probation Order, X4.

The offender is known to frequent the Brantford, Cambridge, Whitby, and Oshawa Areas according to police.

Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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