Convicted sex offender Jeff Goddard wanted by police

The Abbotsford man, most recently living in Surrey, is wanted for breaching his probation.

Jeffrey Goddard

A high-risk sex offender who committed his crimes while living in Abbotsford is wanted by the RCMP for breaching the conditions of his probation.

Jeffrey Goddard, 23, has been living in Surrey since being released from prison earlier this year on his last set of charges.

RCMP have issued a warrant for his arrest, saying in a news release that “his recent behaviour progression is indicative that he may be back in a crime cycle.” They did not release further details, but described Goddard as an “untreated sex offender.”

He is believed to be somewhere in the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley.

Goddard has a history of posing over the phone and online – through Facebook and other social media – as people such as a police officer, a teenage girl and a TV producer to lure young teens, mostly boys.

He previously served a 20-month jail term after being convicted of invitation to sexual touching, communicating via a computer to lure a child, impersonating a police officer and two charges of breaching his bail conditions.

Goddard was released from prison in February 2012, and breached his conditions that summer when he again adopted an alias on Facebook – this time, posing as a landscaper – and hired two teen boys to do yard work.

He was again sentenced to jail – 180 days – and completed that term in January of this year.

Goddard’s conditions of his release include that he not communicate with people under the age of 18, not use social networking sites and not use any electronic device capable of accessing the Internet.

Goddard is 5′ 9″, weighs 150 pounds and has brown hair and green eyes.

Police are warning the public to not approach Goddard and to call 911 immediately if he is seen.

 

Just Posted

South Surrey man allows smart meter installation ‘under duress’

BC Hydro says devices emit fraction of radio frequency from a cellphone

$50,000 reward for ‘extremely violent’ South Surrey murder suspect renewed

Offer for information on Brandon Teixeira to remain in effect through April, 2020

Surrey moves to ban sleeping overnight in RVs, motorhomes on city streets

Proposal comes amid complaints about homeless people living in recreational vehicles

White Rock senior ‘just sick’ about lost rings

Wedding, engagement bands discovered missing on Oct. 7

Surrey restaurant owner who pointed handgun at staff loses court appeal

Jawahar Singh Padda tried to get his 30-month sentenced reduced

ELECTION 2019: It’s so close, it could come down to who turns out to vote

Black Press Media’s polling analyst on the origins of predictive seat modelling in Canada

Kamloops Blazers blank Vancouver Giants

A loss on the road for G-men

Man found dead inside Richmond business, IHIT investigating

Police believe the incident was not random

Judge orders credit union’s bank records for Kelowna social worker facing theft allegations

The man is accused of negligence, breach of contract, fraud and a conspiracy with Interior Savings

Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak

The federal election campaign has reached a crescendo

Allegations of racism lead to ministry investigation at Vancouver private school

St. George’s School was contacted over school describes as ‘deeply offensive behaviour online’

Not a political question: Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta

Edmonton police estimated the size of the crowd at about 4,000

Zantac, the over-the-counter heartburn drug, pulled in Canada, U.S.

Health Canada also investigates possible carcinogen in some ranitidine drugs

B.C. public safety minister says cannabis edibles not in stores til January

Mike Farnworth says he wants regional issues considered when it comes to licensing

Most Read

l -->