Media Room

Emergency: [9-1-1]  Hearing Impaired (TTY): 613-966-3788

Back to News
26 March 2008 - VannessWarning - this news article expired on 2009-04-26. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable 26 March 2009 - Vanness

Missing Person (Calvin Vanness)

Reward Being Offered

 

BELLEVILLE, Ontario ? It was one year today that Calvin Vanness last spoke to his family.

 

The Belleville Police Service and family members of Calvin VANNESS are urging the public to come forward with information that will lead to the location of the missing man.

 

At a press conference held today at headquarters four family members, Diane Jarvis, Yvonne English, Cheryl Styan (daughters of the missing man) and Travis Vanness (son of the missing man) made an emotional plea for information regarding his whereabouts.

 

Calvin VANNESS, age 66, of Palmer Road in Belleville was last spoken to on March 26, 2008 at 2:30pm by his brother. He has not been seen or heard from since that date and investigators have not ruled out foul play.

 

He is described as male, white, 5?8?, 180lbs, with short brown hair and is partially bald and wears eyeglasses. It is not known what he was wearing.

 

The Belleville Police Service launched an investigation shortly after the family reported the disappearance. Two detectives from the Belleville Criminal Investigations Division were assigned to the case.

On April 1, 2008, Mr. Vanness?s vehicle was located in the Car-pool Parking lot at Highway 38 and the 401. The vehicle is a 2004; four door grey, Pontiac Grand Prix, Licence # AWMR984. The vehicle is unique in that it has black and red decals (FLAMES) along both sides and the front of the vehicle.

Over sixty people have been interviewed and several large-scale searches have taken place, to no avail. Detectives have also been in contact other police services, various Ministry agencies and placed the information on the Canada-wide police computer system.
 

The Belleville Police Service has offered a $10,000 reward for information regarding the person(s) responsible for the disappearance of Calvin VANNESS. 

 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Calvin VANNESS is asked to the Belleville Police Service at 1-613-966-0882. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).