At 3:05 p.m., police located and arrested the accused in the Markham Road/Eglinton Avenue East area.
He is currently wanted in the state of Massachusetts for:
1) Failing to appear for sentencing for residential burglary and theft charges
2) Violation of Probation
It is alleged that:
– following his conviction, the accused entered Canada illegally on September 29, 2012 via a kayak, launched from Lewiston, New York, on the Lower Niagara River
– after crossing the Niagara River, it is believed that the accused then made his way to the Greater Toronto Area
He is currently being held in custody at the Metro West Detention Centre pending immigration proceedings.