High-risk offender released in Guelph, police warn

Guelph police say Dominic Strickland-Prescod is a high-risk to re-offend. Supplied

Guelph police say a high-risk offender has been released from custody on bail and is living in the Royal City.

Allegations against Dominic Strickland-Prescod include human trafficking, sexual assault, firearms and breach of court order offences, police said in a statement on Tuesday.

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The service added that the 26-year-old is considered a high-risk to re-offend.

“Safety is our top priority,” police said. “Mr. Strickland-Prescod is subject to an intensive level of supervision in the community.”

Strickland-Prescod was granted bail by a Justice of the Peace and is bound by numerous conditions, including that he remain in his home 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of court and in the company of his surety.

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He also can’t drive or possess any weapons and he must wear a GPS ankle bracelet at all times.

Police said officers will monitor and enforce his court-ordered conditions.

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“The Guelph Police Service wants the public to be aware of this individual’s presence in the community and to contact authorities if they observe Mr. Strickland-Prescod engaging in any activity that could be considered a violation of his court order,” police said.

The service can be reached at 519-824-1212. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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