Canada-wide warrant issued for federal offender

Johnny St Louis (Photo via OPP)

Provincial police are appealing to the public for tips as they try to find a federal offender who is known to frequent several communities across southwestern Ontario.

According to OPP, a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for 47-year-old Johnny St. Louis as a result of his breach of statutory release.

St. Louis is serving a two-year and seven-month sentence for theft over $5,000, escaping lawful custody, failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle while disqualified, fleeing while pursued by a peace officer, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, failing to stop at a motor vehicle collision, and obstructing a peace officer.

St. Louis is described as a white man who is 5’8″ and 181 pounds with grey hair and green eyes.  He has tattoos on his right hand, chest, back, and rib cage area.

He is known to frequent the Windsor, London, Goderich, St Marys, and Stratford areas.

Anyone who has contact with St. Louis or has information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad at 416-808-5900, toll-free at 1-866-870-7673 to call 911. Individuals may also contact Crime Stoppers at  1-800-222-8477.