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Blake Smith. Image: Submitted/Saint John Police Force

Convicted robber wanted on Canada-wide warrant

By Brad Perry Aug 25, 2023 | 3:06 PM

A convicted robber living in Saint John is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, according to police.

Blake Smith, who was residing at a community correctional centre, is accused of breaching the conditions of his statutory release.

Smith is serving an aggregate sentence of more than 11 years for a number of convictions, including:

  • disguise with intent;
  • forcible confinement;
  • break, enter and commit;
  • mischief in relation to other property (x2);
  • possess/use/traffic stolen/forged/false credit card (x3);
  • robbery with threats of violence;
  • unlawfully at large; and
  • failure to comply with conditions of an undertaking.

Smith is described as 5’6″ tall, weighing 160 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes. He has a tattoo of an anchor and “East Coast” on his right upper arm.

He was last seen wearing a green Under Armour t-shirt, a light blue hat with white sunglasses on top, denim jeans rolled up to below the knee, black and red Nike sneakers, and carrying a plaid backpack.

Anyone who knows where Smith might be is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 506-648-3333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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