Vancouver police search for parolee convicted of hostage-taking, and a sex offender

Canada-wide arrest warrants issued for Kevin Jerome Holden and Stan Porter

A parolee who is serving a five-year sentence for a hostage-taking, and a man with a history of sexual assualt, have failed to return for their curfews at halfway houses in Vancouver.

Canada-wide warrants were issued on Mar. 10 for the arrest of 42-year-old Kevin Jerome Holden and 47-year-old Stanley Porter.

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The Vancouver Police Department says Holden is white, 6 feet tall, weighs 160 pounds, has short blonde hair, blue eyes, and numerous tattoos. He was last seen wearing a black hoody, blue jeans, black runners and was carrying a black and grey duffel bag.

As well as the 2013 hostage-taking, has 34 prior convictions for breach of trust, violence, and property related offences.

Stanley Porter
Stanley Porter

Porter is a 47-year-old indigenous male, who is 5'3" tall, weighs 180 pounds, has short brown hair and brown eyes. He has a criminal history for sexual assault and sexual interference. He is serving a 10-year long-term supervision order.

Anyone who sees either man, or knows their whereabouts, is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

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