Halton Police search for Oakville Fugitive: Cortez (Cortess) Downey

Cortez (Cortess) DOWNEY
Halton Police search for Oakville Fugitive: Cortez (Cortess) Downey
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Detective Barry Malciw

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Detective Barry Malciw was the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Services. He is a detective of the Halton Regional Police Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Robbery Team.

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There are numerous people who continue to evade the police and the court system and continue to live out in our communities while having a warrant for their arrest in place.

Every Friday, Halton Regional Police Offender Management Unit will share information on a wanted person in hopes that the public can assist in locating the individual.

We will share Fugitive Friday information on our website and via social media through our website.

In this edition of Fugitive Fridays for 2016 the 2 District, Oakville Offender Management Unit is searching for Cortez (Cortess) DOWNEY 21 years of Oakville ON.

It is alleged:

  1. In February of 2016 the accused was involved in a motor vehicle collision
  2. The victims attempted to speak to the accused at which time he fled in his vehicle
    Police were called to the scene and through further investigation the accused was identified
  3. DOWNEY is also on charges for Assault with a weapon and dangerous operation of motor vehicle and Possession of a Controlled Substance
  4. DOWNEY is currently on a Recognizance and a Probation Order
  5. In July of 2016 DOWNEY has breached his Recognizance and Probation Order by failing to report and to provide his current address.

DOWNEY is now wanted by Halton Regional Police Service for:

  1. Fail to Comply with Recognizance
  2. Fail to Comply Probation

DOWNEY is described as 5’7”, 160 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. DOWNEY has tattoos – “SMOY” left cheek and also has the name “Downey” on his left forearm.

DOWNEY is known to frequent the areas of Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Brampton and the surrounding areas.

Anyone who may have witnessed this person or has information that would assist investigators in identifying him are encouraged to contact D/C Woollands – Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau – Offender Management Team at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2208 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).



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