TORONTO, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - A fugitive wanted on a Canada wide immigration
warrant, as a result of his criminal history in Canada, has been arrested
after a brief struggle with police.
Patrick Norman HYATT (aged 34), a Jamaican national, was arrested at a
business in Mississauga Ontario after a lengthy investigation by the
Immigration Task Force. HYATT is also wanted by Peel Regional Police on
charges of Assault and Uttering Threats.
During the arrest HYATT resisted police, however he was taken into
custody without injury.
"Each and every day, law enforcement throughout Canada is working hard to
protect the public." stated Inspector Glenn Hanna, from the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police. "The Immigration Task Force is a unit of police officers and
immigration officers who are charged with locating and capturing high risk
fugitives who pose a threat to our communities and who are facing removal from
Canada. I am proud of the work this team does, and the success they have in
protecting the public."
The Immigration Task Force is composed of members from the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police, Canada Border Service Agency and Provincial ROPE members from
the Ontario Provincial Police and Toronto Police Service.
For further information:
For further information: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sgt. Tony
GOLLOB, Office: (905) 676-2805 Ext. 222, Cell: (416) 896-5290; Peel Regional
Police Media Relations, (905) 453-2121 Ext. 4027; CBSA Media Communications,
Anna PAPE, (905) 803-5366