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OPP say wanted federal offender apprehended in Welland

28-year-old serving 2 years for possession of prohibited restricted firearm with ammunition
Moises Medeiros is back behind bars after being apprehended in Welland, police say

A wanted federal offender who has a tattoo on his neck described as "hands holding jail bars" has been apprehended in Welland, according to police.

Moises Medeiros, who also sports a neck tattoo that bears the words "snitches get stitches" went unlawfully at large on Jan. 2, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.

Police at the time said the 28-year-old was known to frequent the Greater Toronto area, Hamilton, St. Catharines and the Niagara Region.

See Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant known to frequent GTA

Their description of the offender also detailed his nine tattoos, which also include religious symbols.

Medeiros is serving a two-year sentence for possession of a prohibited restricted firearm with ammunition.

He was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as a result of a breach of his statutory release.

He was located and arrested in Welland by the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad, according to an OPP news release.