Police warn public about high-risk sex offender moving into Vancouver

Cameron Eugene Ratelle is known to target women aged 16 to 25

Vancouver police Friday warned the public about a convicted high-risk sex offender who will be living in the city.

Cameron Eugene Ratelle, 40, was convicted of sexually assaulted a minor. He completed his sentence but still poses a high risk to re-offend and is known to target young women aged 16 to 25.

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Ratelle is described as black, 5’8” tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has a large build, shaved head and brown eyes. He is hearing impaired but uses hearing aids and can read lips.

He has been released from custody with a number of conditions, including:

  • Not to purchase, possess or consume alcohol
  • Not to purchase, possess or consume non-prescription drugs
  • Immediately report any attempt to initiate a sexual or non-sexual relationship with a female to a parole supervisor
  • Not to purchase, possess, acquire, or access pornography or sexually explicit material
  • Must reside at a community correctional centre or community residential facility that is approved by the Correctional Service of Canada
  • Not to attend the property of any educational institute or school without written approval from a parole supervisor
  • Not to access the internet or any electronic device with internet capabilities
  • Not to be in the presence of any female under the age of 18 without permission from a parole officer
  • Follow a treatment plan/program arranged by a parole supervisor

Anyone who believes Cameron Ratelle has violated any of these conditions is urged to call 911.


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