Wanted by Wisconsin Department of Corrections
SUDBURY, ON, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury detachment has arrested a 66 year-old male U.S. citizen wanted on the strength of a federal warrant held by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
As a result of an information alert received from the CBSA that was in effect from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, officers from the OPP Highway Safety Division and the Sudbury Detachment stopped the offender's vehicle on Highway 17 outside of Sudbury at approximately 7PM on April 11, 2013.
He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Sudbury District Jail where he will be held for return to Canadian Border Services Agency officials.
"The OPP works diligently in partnership with law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety", said OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis. "I'm proud of the men and women of the OPP, their professionalism and commitment to keep our communities safe."
Media enquiries can also be directed to the Canada Boarder Services Agency at the contact below.
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SOURCE: Ontario Provincial Police
For further information:
Constable Marc Depatie,
South Porcupine OPP
CBSA - Northern Ontario Communications
Mr. Chris Kealey