Police warn public of 'high-risk' sex offender living in Vancouver halfway house

Jul 23 2018, 4:29 pm

Vancouver Police (VPD) are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender who is residing in a correctional halfway house in Vancouver.

In a release, the VPD said 25-year-old Tristan Vickers “poses a risk of significant harm” to the safety of the general public.

He is currently serving a ten-year long-term supervision order for break-and-enter, committing an indictable offence, and sexual assault causing bodily harm. He has been tried and convicted as an adult.

Police describe Vickers as Indigenous, 5’10” tall, and 172 pounds, with short brown hair and blue eyes. He normally wears prescription glasses.

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Tristan Vickers (VPD)

Vickers must abide by various conditions of his long-term supervision order, imposed by the Parole Board, which include:

  • He is not to enter any private residences or dwellings without the prior written permission from his supervising parole officer.
  • He must abide by a curfew from 10 pm to 6 am, except for work-related reasons and with his parole supervisor’s written agreement.
  • He must immediately report all intimate sexual and non-sexual relationships and friendships with females to his parole supervisor.
  • He is not to associate with any person known to or have reason to believe is involved in criminal activity.
  • He is not to consume, purchase or possess drugs other than prescribed medication taken as prescribed and over-the-counter drugs taken as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • He is not to consume, purchase or possess alcohol.

Anyone who witnesses Tristan Vickers in violation of any of these conditions is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

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