FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2014
POINT OF CONTACT: Lieutenant Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
The Escondido Police Department is pleased to report the location and arrest of Anthony Wayne Wilkins, age 40. Wilkins is a registered sex offender who had absconded from his parole and was at large. Wilkins had failed to update his sex offender registration and he had also forcibly removed his GPS ankle bracelet. Wilkins was located and arrested in the state of Colorado. The Escondido Police Department would like to extend their thanks to the San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force and U.S. Marshals for their assistance in this case and the capture of this dangerous felon.