Update - September 6, 2013
Halifax Regional Police have arrested a man wanted on a parole violation this afternoon in Halifax.
On August 22, police requested public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Jerome Morton who had walked away from a half-way house earlier in August. At 1:50 p.m., police arrested Morton without incident in the 2400 block of Creighton Street in Halifax.
Halifax Regional Police would like to thank the media and the public for their concern and assistance in this matter.
The HRP/RCMP High Risk Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) is asking for the public’s help in locating a man with an outstanding warrant.
Twenty-six-year-old Jerome Morton was paroled from prison. On August 1, a Canada Wide Parole Warrant was issued for his arrest after he walked away from a half-way house in Halifax. Investigators have attempted to locate him without success. It is believed that Morton is still in Nova Scotia, and investigators believe he may be in the Truro area. He is described as a black man, 5’8” and 161 lbs., with a shaved head and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jerome Morton is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police at 490-5020 or their local police department. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.