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Sex Offender Goes Missing, Police On Lookout

Police asked anyone with information on Anthony Wayne Wilkins' whereabouts to call Detective Julie Barnes at (760) 839-4758.

Anthony Wayne Wilkins  Photo/Escondido Police Department
Anthony Wayne Wilkins Photo/Escondido Police Department

Police in Escondido and surrounding areas were on the lookout today for a paroled registered sex offender who removed his GPS ankle bracelet and failed to update his registration, a lieutenant said.

Anthony Wayne Wilkins, 40, absconded from his parole and remained at large, Escondido police Lt. Neal Griffin said in a statement. He has a history of irrational behavior and should be considered dangerous, he said.

Griffin said Wilkins is a transient, but is known to frequent the vicinity of Centre City Parkway and state Route 78.

Wilkins is white, 5 feet 11 and about 190 pounds, with balding brown hair and green eyes. He has a tattoo of a heart on his left arm and a tattoo of a cross with a rose and his right forearm, police said.

Police asked anyone with information on Wilkins' whereabouts to call Detective Julie Barnes at (760) 839-4758. Police said anyone who spots Wilkins should call 911, and should not approach him. --City News Service

David January 01, 2014 at 08:23 PM
Steve Newman-Who used them while posting?
David January 01, 2014 at 08:25 PM
Steve Newman....this is the Steve that I have heard about. How is Brenda doing?
CB January 02, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Wayne is the most common name for criminals. First or middle.
Infidel Jones January 05, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Still rather have him in the "White" House than O-bummmer

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