Sex offender living in Vancouver poses ‘a risk of significant harm to women’: Police

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Vancouver police are warning the public about a convicted sex offender who will be living in the city. Jordan Armstrong has more on Skylar Wayne Pelletier and the conditions he has to live under – Feb 26, 2024

Vancouver police say a convicted sex offender was re-arrested just three days after it was announced he would be living in the community.

Skylar Wayne Pelletier “poses a risk of significant harm to women,” police said in a Feb. 26 media release, announcing he would be released into the city with multiple conditions.

The 24-year-old is currently serving a five-year long-term supervision order for convictions of sexual assault, assault and break-and-enter.

On Monday, police said Pelletier had been arrested on Feb. 29 on a Canada-wide warrant “issued for protection of society, under Section 135 (1) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act.”

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Police have not released details of what prompted the warrant.

Pelletier had been released on conditions including a ban on consuming or possessing alcohol or drugs, bans on contact with victims and their families, and a 6 p.m. curfew.

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He was also ordered to report any contact with women and girls to his parole supervisor, ordered to stay away from Salish Park in Chilliwack, and required to live at a designated facility.

It’s not the first time police have issued a warning about Pelletier. The department issued a similar warning in 2021.

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