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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