FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
POINT OF CONTACT: Lieutenant Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
The Escondido Police Department is making a public safety announcement of a registered sex offender who has absconded from parole and is currently at large. Anthony Wayne Wilkins, 40, has failed to update his sex offender registration. Wilkins has also forcibly removed his GPS ankle bracelet and is currently at large. Wilkins is described as a Caucasian male, 5’11”, approximately 190 lbs, balding brown hair and green eyes. Wilkins has a tattoo of a heart on his left arm and a tattoo of a cross with a rose on his right forearm. Wilkins is transient but known to frequent the area of Centre City Parkway and Highway 78. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Wilkins is asked to contact Detective Julie Barnes at 760-839-4758.
Wilkins, whose photograph appears below, has a history of irrational behavior and should be considered dangerous. Anyone who sees a person they believe to be Wilkins should not approach him, but call 9-1-1.
ANTHONY WAYNE WILKINS