Police warn of high-risk sex offender who plans to live in Vancouver

Oct 15 2019, 4:24 pm

A federal sex offender deemed to be “high-risk” has now been released from jail and plans to live in Vancouver, police said on Monday morning.

According to VPD, Trevor Leonard Smith, 46, “poses a high risk of relationship and sexual violence – particularly against children.”

Police said Smith was previously convicted of sexual assault, possession of child pornography, accessing child pornography, assault causing bodily harm, and failure of comply with a court order.

He is described as Caucasian, about 5’10” and 170 pounds, with grey hair and blue eyes. He also uses the surnames Landry and Williams.

Police added that Smith – who was the subject of public warnings in November 2017 and March 2019 – will be bound by the following court orders:

  • Keep the peace and be of good behaviour;
  • Report to a probation officer;
  • Reside at a place approved by a probation officer;
  • Remain in British Columbia;
  • Advise a probation officer of relationships and friendships with females;
  • Not to consume or possess any controlled substances;
  • No contact, directly or indirectly, with anyone under 16 years old;
  • Not to attend any public park, school ground, recreational centre, skating rink or public swimming pool, public swimming area, community centre, playground, or any other place where a person under 16 years old is reasonable or expected to be present;
  • Not to use or possess a computer or access the internet, except with prior permission of a probation officer; and
  • Not to possess or access any data encryption, electronic storage device, or computer software without written permission of a probation officer.

Anyone who sees or knows of Smith violating any of these conditions is asked to call 911 immediately.

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