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UPDATED: Wanted man seen in Victoria arrested in Vancouver

James Beecher was wanted on Canada-wide warrant for parole suspension
James Beecher, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for parole suspension, was arrested by Vancouver police. (Courtesy of Victoria Police Department)

Wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, James Beecher has been arrested by the Vancouver Police Department.

The 45-year-old man is a federal parolee with a history of convictions for drug trafficking, firearms, fraud and property-related offences, including forcible entry. Prior to arrest, he had last been seen in Victoria on Dec. 4.

VicPD thanked the Vancouver citizen who spotted Beecher and alerted police.

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