High-risk sex offender to reside in Vancouver halfway house: VPD

Jul 29 2020, 4:21 pm

Police are advising the public of a high-risk sex offender that will be living in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Police Department says that Michael Wayne Carpenter is serving a 10-year long term supervision order and will be living in a correctional halfway house.

The 49-year-old was convicted for three counts of sexual assault with a weapon, three counts of forcible confinement, and three counts of uttering threats to cause death or harm.

The VPD says in an emailed statement that Carpenter “poses a risk of significant harm to the safety of vulnerable female children, youth, and adults.”

He’s described as white, 5’9″ tall, 180 pounds and having short brown hair and blue yes.

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49-year-old Michael Carpenter. (VPD)

There are also a number of conditions that Carpenter must follow, including not consuming, purchasing, or possessing alcohol, drugs, and any technological devices that would allow access to the internet.

He’s not allowed to be in the presence of any females under the age of 18, he cannot have any kind of pornography or sexually explicit materials and must report all friendships, sexual relationships, and intimate relationships with women.

He’s also prohibited from going to Kamloops or from entering private dwelling places such as hotels, motels, SROs, and private residences.

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