(Ottawa, ON) – 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 being Unlawfully at Large.

James Houle is described as Caucasian, 39 years old, 6’2″ (188 cms), 194 lbs (89kgs). He has a tattoo on his left shoulder of a tiger and Chinese lettering on his right shoulder and a snake tattoo on his left forearm.

Houle  is serving a three year and one month sentence for Break and Enter x 4 Theft Over $5000 x4, Fail to Comply with an Undertaking, Fail to Comply with Probation Order, Possess Stolen Credit Card, Possess a Schedule I Substance x 2, Fraud Over $5000 and Possess Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.

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.