UPDATE (Friday, Jun. 9, 2023):
Yesterday, the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad alerted the public that Richard Flood was wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breaching conditions of his statutory release from custody.
At approximately 8 p.m. last night, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) released a statement saying that Flood was located and captured here in Kingston.
“The Provincial ROPE Squad would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation,” the OPP said.
Original article (Thursday, Jun. 8, 2023):
The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad has released the above photo and is asking for public assistance in locating the man pictured, who is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breaching conditions of his statutory release from custody.
According to the ROPE Squad and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Richard Flood, 46, is currently serving a four-year, seven-month and five-day sentence for three convictions of possession of a schedule 1/2 substance for the purpose of trafficking, conspiring to commit an indictable offence, and possession of property obtained by crime.
Flood is described as being an Indigenous male standing 5’6″ (168 cm) and weighing 160 lbs (73 kgs), with brown hair, and green eyes. According to police, he has several tattoos consisting of:
- The word “LOYALITY” on the front of his neck,
- A Nike symbol on the back of his neck,
- A panther on his left forearm and
- Jesus on a cross on his upper back.
The offender is known to frequent the Kingston area of Ontario, the OPP said in a press release on Thursday, Jun. 8, 2023.
Anyone having contact with or information regarding Flood and his whereabouts is asked to contact the provincial ROPE Squad at 416-808-5900, or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE). Anyone with information may also call 911, or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).