UPDATED: Vancouver police looking for man wanted Canada-wide after missing halfway house curfew

Daine Vonbillings, 58, was last seen leaving a downtown halfway house on Aug. 5

Vancouver police are asking the public for help locating a man wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to a Vancouver halfway house.

Daine Vonbillings, 58, was last seen leaving the downtown halfway house at 6 p.m. on Aug. 5. He was driving a pick-up truck. The truck was found later that day at Cypress Bowl with the back window smashed and Vonbillings failed to return to the halfway house by his midnight curfew.

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Vonbillings is described as white, 6’3” tall and 186 pounds with facial hair, long grey hair often in a ponytail and blue eyes. He has numerous tattoos, including a butterfly and skull on his right hand, a unicorn and a heart on his right arm, and a black rose and flaming star on his left arm.

He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with a design or logo, light blue jeans, black shoes and a black jacket.

Vonbillings was on day parole for a second-degree murder he committed in the mid-1980s.

Anyone who sees him should call 9-1-1.


Vancouver police arrested Vonbillings Wednesday night on the west side of the city.



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