Police alert public to high risk sex offender living in Vancouver

Sex offender release warning

Vancouver police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender living in Vancouver.

Skylar Wayne Pelletier, who has been convicted of sexual assault, break and enter, and assault, is considered a high-risk sex offender according to the Vancouver Police Department. He's now serving a five-year supervision order and will be living in Vancouver after his jail sentence ended.

The now 21-year-old was sentenced in 2019 as an adult for a 2016 sexual assault when he was 16. He broke into a bedroom and sexually assaulted 48-year-old woman. While in the Burnaby Youth Custody Services Centre he was involved in 130 incidents including physical violence and public masturbation.

Police note Pelletier "poses a significant risk to women in the community."

As part of his order he:

  • he cannot consume, purchase or possess alcohol;
  • he cannot consume, purchase or possess drugs other than prescribed medication;
  • he cannot associate with the victim or members of the victim’s family;
  • he cannot associate with any person believed to be involved in criminal activity or substance misuse;
  • He also must report all contact with females to his parole supervisor and live at a facility like a community correctional centre or community residential facility.

Anyone who sees him breaking these conditions is asked to call 911.

Pelletier is described as standing 6'2" with a medium build, weighing around 165 lbs. He has short black hair and brown eyes.

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