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Suspect wanted for unfounded bomb threat

Windsor police have issued an arrest warrant for a former Windsor resident they believe to be responsible for a bomb threat at the Ontario Court of Justice last Friday.

On September 15, officers responded to an online report about a bomb having been placed near the Ontario Court of Justice on Chatham Street.

Officers and K9 explosive-detection dogs did a thorough search of the area and determined there was no bomb.

The Major Crimes Unit launched an investigation and identified a suspect.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Fernando (Sebastian) Guijarro Velastegui, 28, a former Windsor resident now believed to be in Ecuador.

Velastegui is currently wanted for public mischief.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Service Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

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