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Wanted Kitchener man arrested in Atwood

He was wanted for failing to comply with his release order
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The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have located and arrested a wanted person in the Municipality of North Perth this week.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on May 25 2020, a Perth County officer patrolling North Perth observed a person walking on Arthur Street in Atwood. The person was known to the officer, and knew that there was a warrant for their arrest from another jurisdiction. During the investigation, it was determined that the accused was also breaching conditions.

As a result, Joseph BENTLEY, 26, of Kitchener, has been charged with:

  • Fail to Comply with Release Order

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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