Police issue warrant for prolific offender Barrie Quirt Friesen
RCMP have issued a warrant for the arrest of Barrie Quirt Friesen he failed to report from jail to his assigned Community Based Residential Facility in Kamloops to serve his remaining sentence in the community.
Friesen is a prolific offender with over 88 previous convictions.
His movements have been traced by police from the Upper Fraser Valley to Kamloops and the Southern Okanagan region.
Friesen has used a number of different aliases since his disappearance and made several attempts to take financial advantage of others.
He has a history of taking vehicles without consent and driving impaired, among a number of other offences.
Police are asking that anyone who may have been in contact with this man or received any suspicious or threatening calls for money to report the information immediately. Friesen does have a history of violence and should not be approached.
Friesen was last seen wearing a red and grey ski jacket, blue ball cap, blue jeans, white runners and carrying a blue duffle bag. He has tattoos which go around each wrist like a bracelet.