Canada Wide warrant issued for federal offender

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad, with assistance from Toronto Police Service, is asking for the public’s assistance locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant

54 year old Richard Weerts is wanted for a breach of his parole.

Weerts is described as 5'9", 168 lbs., with black hair and one brown eye. He is missing his left eye and has a tear drop tattoo underneath it. On his right cheek he has a tomahawk tattoo and has several tattoos on both arms. 

He is currently serving a three year and nine month sentence for Robbery and Possession of a Weapon. 

Weerts is known to frequent Toronto, Kingston and London. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Steve Sermet, Provincial ROPE Squad, at 416-808-5900 or 416-522-4802, , Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).