Victoria Officers Seek Dangerous High-Risk Sex Offender Scott Jones; “unlawfully at large” – ARRESTED

Victoria, BC – High-risk sex offender Scott Jones, who was the subject of a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large, has been arrested this morning by Westshore RCMP.

Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crimes Unit, Patrol officers, and VicPD K9 officers worked closely with our partner agencies since Friday night to locate and arrest Scott Jones.

We would like to thank members of the public who provided tips and information to assist us in our investigation.

BACKGROUND

Victoria, BC – Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crimes Unit are warning the public as they seek to locate and arrest dangerous high-risk sex offender Scott Jones.

Scott Jones is a court designated dangerous offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. Scott Jones has a history of violent sexual offences.

Scott Jones is described as a 56-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, two inches tall, and weighing approximately 150 lbs. Scott Jones has short grey or balding hair, with green eyes. He was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, jeans, and a white bike helmet. Scott Jones may be riding a new electric scooter. A photograph of Scott Jones is below.

Scott Jones is a court designated dangerous offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.
Scott Jones is a court designated dangerous offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.

If you see Scott Jones, do not approach, and immediately call 911. If you have any information about Scott Jones, or know where he may be, please contact our non-emergency line at 250-995-7654. Please press #1 to speak with the report desk. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

File: 20-38548

Victoria Police Department



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