Calgary, AB,

High Risk Offender Released

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.

Russell NOSKEY, 54, was released into the Calgary area today, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, after serving a two-year federal prison sentence for assault causing bodily harm.

NOSKEY also has a history of violent offences. His convictions include dangerous driving/impaired, threats, assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm, sexual assault, and manslaughter.  His past offences have been committed in Edmonton and Peace River, AB.  

He has been violent against strangers and people known to him, both family and intimate partners.  

He will now be monitored by the Calgary Police Service High Risk Offender Program. 

NOSKEY is described as Aboriginal, approximately 170 pounds, 5’8” tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He also has two tattoos, one on his left hand ‘R.N’, and a small cross on his left forearm. 

A photo of NOSKEY 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 NOSKEY.

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.