The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender considered armed and dangerous, who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.
The OPP said in a release that Jamie Dryden breached the conditions of his statutory release.
Dryden is a 32-year-old man who stands 5-6 and weighs 165 lbs. He has short brown hair and hazel eyes. He also has several tattoos: a panther, a spider web, skulls and barbed wire on his left forearm; and the phrase "Three Men Keep A Secret, Two are Dead" on his right arm. He also has a tattoo of an eye on his left hand.
He is serving a two-year, nine-month sentence for aggravated assault (three counts), break and enter (two counts), disguise with intent and theft under. Dryden is also wanted by the Hamilton Police Service for several violent criminal offences and he is considered armed and dangerous, OPP said.
Police said Dryden is known to frequent the Hamilton, Brantford, York, Durham, Parry Sound, Toronto, Barrie, Bracebridge and Thunder Bay areas, which could bring him through the Greater Sudbury area.
Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.