High-risk sex offender to spend time in Lower Mainland following release

Feb 5 2020, 4:50 pm

The BC Corrections office is alerting the public of a high-risk sexual offender anticipated to spend time in the Lower Mainland following his release.

According to officials, 48-year-old Daniel Isto has a criminal history that includes two sexual interferences, sexual assault, and breach of probation order.

He poses a “significant risk” of offending against females under the age of 16, particularly those between 5 to 15 years old.

It’s anticipated he will visit Vancouver, North Vancouver, and Bowen Island.

He is described as 5’4″ tall, 150 pounds, Caucasian, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Isto is currently subject to close monitoring by authorities and must abide by 18 court-ordered conditions, including the following:

  • Not to go to any public park, public swimming area, or community centre where persons under the age of 16 years are present or can reasonably be expected to be present, or a daycare centre, school ground, or playground.
  • Not to contact or communicate directly or indirectly with, nor be alone in the presence of, any person you know to be or who reasonably appears to be under the age of 16 years.
  • Not to engage in activities, volunteer work or employment that could bring him into contact with persons under the age of 16 years.
  • Must have no contact or communication directly or indirectly with, nor be alone in the presence of, any person known to be or who reasonably appears to be under the age of 16 years.
  • Must not date or enter into a marriage or common-law relationship with any person who has the care or access to children under the age of 16 years.
  • Must not possess or consume alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicating substance except in accordance with a medical prescription.
  • Must not possess any pornographic material or access any pornographic material by electronic means.
  • Must not possess any firearm, cross-bow, prohibited weapon, restricted weapon, prohibited device, ammunition, or explosive substance, anything that resembles a weapon or firearm, any weapons as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code, or any related authorizations, licences, or registration certificates.

Anyone who observes Isto in violations of any of the above conditions should call their local police agency.