A convicted sex offender with a long rap sheet has been released from Headingley Correctional Centre and is expected to live in Winnipeg, police say.
The Manitoba Integrated High-Risk Sex Offender Unit warned the public Monday that 51-year-old Marcel Hank Charlette is considered a high risk to reoffend in a violent and/or sexual manner against men, women and children.
Charlette, who has also gone by the names Hank Marcel Caribou, Hank Charlette, Peewee, and Bald Eagle, was most recently behind bars for assault and failing to comply with release conditions.
Police said his lengthy criminal record includes convictions for the manslaughter of a two-year-old child, as well as various other violent offences, carrying a concealed weapon and multiple breaches of court-imposed conditions — including, in his most recent conviction, contacting a victim hundreds of times despite being bound by a non-communication order.
Charlette is subject to numerous conditions according to his supervised probation, including a daily curfew; weapons, alcohol, drugs and pornography prohibitions; a ban from attending places or events where the sale of alcohol is one of the primary purposes; and a ban on using substances like hairspray, gas or glue for the purpose of intoxication.
Anyone with information about Charlette is asked to call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at 431-489-8056, Winnipeg police at 204-986-6222, Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477, or any local RCMP detachment.