Hamilton police detain man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

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Hamilton police said Wednesday (Oct. 23) that they have a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for sex assault in custody

HPS said they have been involved in an ongoing investigation between February 2018 and October 2018, involving Jamal Morris.

A Canada-wide warrant was issued along with a media release on May 3, 2018, in the hopes of locating him.

On October 21, 2019, Morris turned himself in at Hamilton Police Central Police Station shortly after 11:00 p.m. He was brought into custody with his bail opposed.

Morris, 32, is facing five charges of assault, two of forcible confinement, two of choking, and a charge of sex assault and uttering threats of death or bodily harm, and failure to comply.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Const. Scott Yuill by calling 905-546-8911.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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