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Vancouver Police Search For Wanted Federal Offender

Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a federal offender wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to his halfway-house on New Year’s Eve.

Chad Patrick Poitras is 33 years old and has been serving the remainder of his two and a half year sentence in a Corrections Canada community residential facility in Vancouver. He has been convicted of a number of crimes in the past involving weapons, drugs, assaults and driving offences.

Mr. Poitras is Indigenous, 5’10” and 220 lbs. He has short, reddish-brown hair and is clean shaven. He has a number of tattoos, including a scorpion on the right side of his neck.

Anyone who sees Chad Patrick Poitras, or has information about his whereabouts, is asked to call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.