Repeat violent offender has been apprehended in St. Catharines
A known criminal with a lengthy history of violence reported wandering the streets of Niagara has been apprehended in St. Catharines.
The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad or ROPE squad had been looking for 35-year-old John Crane who was wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.
Crane was arrested while walking down the street in the area of Carlton and Geneva Street just after 4PM.
Crane was known to be violent, with an extensive criminal record and more than 40 convictions. He appareantly walked away from a St. Catharines halfway house earlier this week.
Chief Jeff McGuire and the NRP thanked the local media and the public for assisting in locating Crane.