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Police ask 'entire country' for help finding BC person of interest

Investigators in Nanaimo are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man they believe has information relating to an ongoing murder investigation.

Nanaimo RCMP Serious Crime Unit (SCU) Investigators are seeking assistance to locate Steven Michael Bacon, 59, of Nanaimo, who is a person of interest in Makayla Chang’s murder investigation.

At this point, we have exhausted all avenues of investigation and have been unable to locate Mr. Bacon, states Sgt. Rob Graves who leads the Nanaimo SCU. While we cannot rule out that he is in Nanaimo or remains on Vancouver Island, we have been unable to locate him and are now asking the entire country to help us, as we believe he has important information.

RCMP is releasing a photo and description of Bacon in order to assist in locating him and advancing the investigation.

Steven Michael Bacon is described as;

  • Caucasian
  • 59-years-old
  • 200 lbs
  • 5' 10" tall
  • Grey hair and/or facial hair
  • Distinctive tear drop tattoo under his left eye, a Bugs Bunny tattoo on his upper right arm and an unidentified tattoo on the back of his right hand.

He may be using alternative names such as Michael Dufour, Michael Vincent Defoure, Steven Michael/Mike Vincent, or Mike Jannis and is known to use public transit.

Anyone with information in relation to Mr. Bacon’s whereabouts is asked to contact your local police of jurisdiction or the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.comor call 1-800-222-8477.

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