Vancouver Police search for violent offender wanted Canada-wide

Oct 22 2019, 9:06 pm

Vancouver Police are searching for a violent federal offender who failed to return to his halfway house last week.

According to a release from VPD, James Larry Moyah, 45, is unlawfully at large and wanted Canada-wide for breaching conditions of a statutory release.

Moyah is a two-time federal offender on statutory release for aggravated assault. Police say he has a history of violence and substance abuse.

He is described as:

  • Indigenous
  • Approximately 5’10″
  • 160 pounds
  • Long black hair — often tied back in a ponytail
  • Brown eyes
  • Tattoos on his arms and back

He was last seen around 4 pm on October 18, and was wearing black pants, a black jacket with a white hood, and black shoes.

Anyone who sees Moyah, or who has information about his whereabouts, should not approach and call 9-1-1 immediately.