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FOUND: Canada-wide warrant issued for offender known to frequent Ottawa

Manasie Ipeelee has been located.
2020-01-13 manasie ipeelee federal offender
Manasie Ipeelee, 49, wanted on a federal arrest warrant, January 13, 2021. Photo/ OPP

UPDATE: Manasie Ipeelee, 49, has been located. 


The Ontario Provincial Police's (OPP) Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is asking for the public's help in tracking down a federal offender, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, as he's breached statutory release.  

Manasie Ipeelee is described as:

  • Indigenous
  • 49-year-old
  • 5' 4" (163 cm)
  • 143 lbs (65 kg)
  • Long black hair
  • Goatee
  • Brown eyes (wears prescription glasses)
  • Tattoos of "M.I" on his upper right arm, "N.O." & "M" on his left foreman, "R.K.," Love on this fingers, a heart and four dots on his left hand, "MI, TQ" on his upper back and "Mangi" on his left thigh

Ipeelee is serving a one-year, five-month and 20-day sentence for breaching a long term supervision order, resulting from a six-year sentence for sexual assault causing bodily harm.  

The offender is known to frequent Ottawa as well as Iqaluit, Nunavut.  

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.

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