VPD arrest high-risk sex offender that cut off electronic monitoring bracelet

Feb 24 2020, 8:07 am

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have arrested a high-risk sex offender that went missing on Saturday morning.

According to a police report, Kirstjon Olson, a provincial sex offender, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and left his residence “contrary to his release conditions.”

The VPD says that Olson has 27 court-ordered conditions against him including having an electronic monitoring system on him and obeying a curfew. He was wanted for breaching those conditions.

The 38-year-old is described as standing at 5’8″ tall and 245 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes with a light complexion.

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38-year-old Kirstjon Olson (Vancouver Police Department)

Police say that he reportedly left his residence in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside shortly after midnight on Saturday. At the time, Olson was wearing all black clothing, a black hat, and a backpack with red straps.

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38-year-old Kirstjon Olson (Vancouver Police Department)

Olson was arrested on Sunday evening shortly before 11 pm. He remains in custody, according to law enforcement.