Man known to frequent Durham Region wanted by ROPE Squad


Published February 27, 2024 at 11:11 am

Powell wanted

A man with a long rap sheet who is known to frequent Durham Region, Peterborough, Simcoe County, York Region and the GTA is wanted by police and the provincial ROPE Squad.

Derek Powell, 54, is serving a seven-and-a-half-year long-term supervision order for assault with a weapon, threaten death and bodily harm (two counts), forcible confinement (two counts), assault police (two counts) and four parole violations.

Powell is described as 5’8”and 180 lbs with brown hair and green eyes. Any information on Powell or his whereabouts should be directed to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, the Provincial ROPE Squad main office at (416) 808-5900 or 1-866-870-7673, or 911.

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