NRPS Searching For Wanted Man Nashon Paterson-Matthews

On August 29th, 2022, officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service commenced an investigation into an assault allegation in the City of Niagara Falls. 

As a result of the investigation Nashon Paterson-Matthews (25 years) of Toronto is currently wanted for the criminal offences of:

Fail to Comply with Probation Order Forcible Confinement Assault Assault by Choking Assault with a Weapon Uttering Threats (2 Counts) Theft of Motor Vehicle Procuring Advertising Another Person’s Sexual Services Trafficking in Persons by Exercising Control

The female victim in her 20s and Paterson-Matthews were known to each other.  The victim suffered serious injuries as a result of this incident. 

The accused may be driving a stolen black 4-door 2015 Acura TL with Ontario licence plate CEBA175.  The car has a burned-out taillight and damage to the front end. 

An arrest warrant exists for Paterson-Matthews.  Officers have reason to believe Paterson-Matthews is aware he is wanted and is taking steps to evade arrest. His current location is unknown.  Paterson-Matthews has significant ties to the greater Toronto area.

Paterson-Matthews is described as:

Black male 5’8” feet tall Approximately 125lbs., slender build Black hair often worn in a ponytail

Members of the public should not approach or confront Paterson-Matthews.  Anyone who may know his location or have information as to his whereabouts are asked to contact detectives, by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009285. 

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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