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Comox Valley man arrested, remanded for violating parole conditions

The Comox Valley RCMP arrested Jonathan David Olson this week in regard to being unlawfully at large in violation of his federal parole conditions.

Olson was reported to have walked away from his halfway house in Victoria on Feb. 5, RCMP said in a news release. This is the second time within the past three weeks that Olson has been arrested in the Comox Valley for parole violations.

The 32-year-old resident of the Comox Valley has an extensive criminal history dating back to 2001.

Police will forward a report to Crown counsel proposing new charges against Olson relating to details surrounding his most recent arrest Feb. 7.

Olson has been returned to federal custody, as his mandatory supervision order has been revoked and his parole

suspended.

Anyone with further information with regards to Olson's activities while in the Comox Valley is asked to contact the

Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

— Comox Valley RCMP

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