Chilliwack prolific offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant

While out on parole Cole Amey did not return to his Surrey halfway house

A Chilliwack man with an extensive criminal history made this week’s Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers “Most Wanted” list.

While out on parole for firearms and property theft offences, Cole Amey failed to return to his Surrey halfway house this week and the warrant was issued for his arrest.

The 32-year-old Amey is approximately 178 centimetres tall (5’10”) weighing 135 kilograms (300 pounds) with brown hair and blue eyes.

He is extensively tattooed with skulls on his right arm, “Hear No Evil” on his neck, and a backwards swastika on his chest.

The Canada-wide warrant for his arrest was in effect as of Feb. 7.

Amey has an extensive criminal record for theft, weapons and violence. He is known to have associates in Surrey, Agassiz as well as Chilliwack.

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Another Chilliwack Law Courts regular also made the weekly Crime Stoppers top-three most-wanted list.

Michelle Lee Lachapelle, 39, is wanted for two counts of theft and one count of fraud. Lachapelle was on the docket at the Chilliwack Law Courts on Jan. 30 scheduled for disposition on numerous files, including theft from 2015, theft from 2016, along with fraud and false pretence, all from Chilliwack. She was also scheduled that day for two counts of fraud and two counts of theft in Abbotsford on two different files.

She was a no-show and the warrant for her arrest was issued.

Lachapelle is listed at 163 centimetres (5’4”) tall, weighing 79 kilograms (175 pounds), with brown hair and blue eyes.

• RELATED: Woman sentenced in 2014 for Abbotsford crime spree now wanted in Chilliwack

Anyone with information regarding the individuals here is asked to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS or through the website at solvecrime.ca. Tips are eligible for a reward of up to $2,000 upon arrest and charge. No one is ever asked names nor asked to appear in court.


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