Canada Wide Warrant Issued for missing inmate


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 result of their Breach of Parole.

James Garthwaite is described as a white male, 24 years of age, 5’10” (178 cm), 162 lbs. (73 kg). He has a tattoo on the side of his neck with the word “Shotta”.

He is serving a 2 year and 4 month sentence for Possession of a Firearm.

The offender is known to frequent the city of Toronto.

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