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Police warn public of convicted sex offender living in Vancouver

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Simran Singh May 18, 2017 3:38 am 2,700

The Vancouver Police Department is warning the public about a convicted sex offender living in Vancouver who poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of young women, specifically those between 16 to 25-years-old.

Cameron Eugene Ratelle, 38, is a federal offender who has been convicted of sexual assault against a person under the age of 18, as well as university women living on campuses in Ontario.

Vancouver police were informed that on May 15, Ratelle would be relocating to a halfway house in Vancouver.

“The Correctional Service of Canada has assessed Ratelle as a moderate to high risk for violent and sexual re-offending. Since becoming aware of Ratelle’s presence in Vancouver, the VPD’s High Risk Offender Unit has reviewed his recent behaviour, and believe that a public warning is prudent,” the VPD said in a release.

Ratelle is described as black, 5’8” tall, 185 lbs., with a stocky build, shaved head, brown eyes, and he often uses hearing aids.

He is bound by his statutory release, which includes the following conditions:

  • Not to go on the property of any educational institute or school (including university campuses)
  • Not to be in the presence of anyone under the age of 18 years of age without permission
  • Abide by a daily curfew from 10 pm to 8 am 
  • Not to possess, purchase or consume alcohol or non-prescription drugs
  • Not to possess, purchase or access pornography
  • Not to access any internet site or access any computer
  • Must reside at a community correctional centre or community residential facility

Anyone who sees Cameron Ratelle in violation of any of these conditions is asked to call
9-1-1 immediately.


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Simran Singh
Simran is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She enjoys writing about culture, society, and politics. In her spare time, she drinks too much coffee and listens to a lot of Beyoncé. Have a story idea? Email her: [email protected]

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