Police Warn of High Risk Sex Offender


SOURCE - Winnipeg Police Information Release


Winnipeg Police are warning the public that a high risk sex offender, Marcel Hank Charlette (also known as Hank Marcel Caribou, Hank Charlette, Peewee, Bald Eagle), 47 years of age, who is considered a high risk to re-offend in a sexual/violent manner against all persons, particularly children and adult females will be living in Winnipeg.

Charlette will be released from Brandon Correctional Centre, Manitoba after serving a sentence for breaching a condition of his Section 810.2 Recognizance Order. He was previously convicted of assault causing bodily harm, involving a young adult female. He attacked the victim, confining her and causing bodily harm and severe psychological harm to the victim. He was convicted of that offence on July 15, 2011, and received a total sentence of 10 years (includes pre-trial custody credit of 173 days).


Upon release Charlette is subject to a lifetime weapons prohibition and conditions such as:

  • Not to consume, purchase, or possess any drugs other than prescription medication taken as prescribed

  • Not to consume, purchase, or possess alcohol

  • Not to attend any place, business, or special event where one of the primary purposes is the sale of alcohol

  • Reside at an approved residence and abide by a curfew of 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. daily, and comply with curfew checks

  • Not to own, possess, or carry any object designed or intended for use as a weapon, or any firearm, crossbow, prohibited weapon, restricted weapon, prohibited device, ammunition, prohibited ammunition, or explosive substance

Charlette has a history of violent and sexual offending. He is considered high risk to re-offend in a sexual/violent manner against all persons, particularly children and adult female.

Background information:

Marcel Hank Charlette is a 47-year-old male with a lengthy criminal record including manslaughter involving a young child, aggravated assault, assault, assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault, uttering threats, carry concealed weapon and breaches of recognizance and probation orders.

Charlette will be released after having served a sentence for breaching a condition of his Section 810.2 Recognizance Order.

Charlette has a lengthy record for committing violent and sexual offences. In 1991, he was convicted of manslaughter resulting in the death of a 2-year-old child, receiving a 6 year sentence. He was convicted of assault in October 1991 for punching a woman in the face. He was convicted of aggravated assault in 1996 for brutally attacking, punching and kicking a woman and sentenced to 42 months. He was convicted in 2004 of another assault on a female, receiving a sentence of 2 years less one day and 3-year probation. In 2006, he was convicted of assault (2 x counts), assault causing bodily harm, and other offences, resulting in a 3 year global sentence.


This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves. Any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct directed at Mr. Charlette will not be tolerated.

If you have information about Mr. Charlette, please contact Winnipeg Police Service at (204)986-6222, your local RCMP Detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at (204)786-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

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