Wanted drug dealer could be in Hamilton, Six Nations, police say

The police squad that corrals escaped parolees is on the hunt for a convicted drug dealer with ties to Hamilton and Six Nations.

According to a media release from the OPP, the repeat offender parole enforcement (ROPE) squad is looking for 46-year-old Colin Palmer, who allegedly breached his day parole.

Palmer is serving two years and 10 months for two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for his arrest for the alleged parole breach.

Police say Palmer is a white man, five-foot-nine, with light brown hair and blue eyes.

He has several distinctive tattoos, including a Fighting Irish leprechaun skeleton on the back of his neck, Indigenous artwork on his upper left arm, and two words on his left forearm.

Police say Palmer is known to frequent Hamilton, Six Nations and Cambridge.

Members of the public with information about Palmer’s location are asked to call the ROPE squad at 416-808-5900 or 1-866-870-7673.

Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or dial 911.

J.P. Antonacci, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Hamilton Spectator