Calgary, AB,
19
February
2015
|
17:47
America/Denver

Long-term offender released into the Calgary area

In the interest of public safety, the Calgary Police Service is issuing the following public information and warning in regards to the release of an inmate.

Michael Andrew SCOTT, 42, is now in the Calgary area having served a seven-year sentence for break and enter, aggravated assault, forcible confinement and breaching his recognizance conditions. He was designated a long-term offender when convicted for these offences.

He will now be monitored by Correctional Service of Canada and is bound by conditions of a long-term supervision order for a period of 10 years.

SCOTT has a history of committing offences in the Calgary area dating back to 1991.

The public is warned that SCOTT has a criminal history that includes multiple sexual assaults. He has been known to target female strangers in public places or in their homes. His assaults have been impulsive in nature and include exposures, masturbation and fondling as well as threats of death, use of weapons and physical force.

Michael Andrew SCOTT is 5’10” tall, 190 lbs., with brown hair, green eyes and has a fair complexion.

A photo of SCOTT is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

The Calgary Police Service is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation and consideration of all related issues, including privacy concerns, in the belief that it is clearly in the public interest to inform the members of the community of the release of SCOTT.

Members of the public are advised that the intent of the process is to enable members of the public to take suitable precautionary measures and not to embark on any form of vigilante action.

NOTE: This information is released under the authority of section 32 the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, S.A. 1994 c.F - 18.5.