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Police advise man at high risk to re-offend in Regina

Dangerous Offender released after 200-day sentence.

REGINA – Police are issuing a public advisory about a person living in the Heritage neighbourhood who is “considered to be a high risk to re-offend sexually and/or violently”.

Police say Louis Ted Mercredi, 39, is in a supervised residence and his activities are monitored.

“Prior to today (Jan. 24), he has not been permitted un-escorted absences from his approved residence,” said RPS in a media release.

“Louis Ted Mercredi has a criminal history which includes violent sexual offences and has a history of re-offending,” RPS noted. While behind bars, Mercredi did complete programming targeted at addressing his risk factors.

“However, Louis Ted Mercredi has not made any progress in reducing his high risk to re-offend violently,” RPS said. “He just completed a 200-day sentence for breaching his Long Term Supervision order. At prior sentencing he was designated as a Dangerous Offender and was given a Long Term Supervision order for 10 years.”

Mercredi - who is described as an Indigenous man, 5’9” tall, 220 lbs with brown eyes and short black hair - does have a long list of conditions he must abide by including (but not limited to) alcohol and drug prohibition, weapons prohibition, and follow a treatment program.

Police are remind the public that this information is intended “to enable members of the public to take suitable preventative measures” should they encounter Mercredi - not to initiate and for of vigilantism.

“This information is intended to raise community awareness about the presence of this offender so that people may make informed choices about contact with this person,” stressed RPS.

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