Offender at high risk of sexual violence expected to live in Winnipeg

Police are alerting the public to the release of a high-risk sex offender.Cecil Junior Houle, 43, is being released from Headingley Correctional Centre on Thursday and is expected to live in Winnipeg.He was serving a sentence for failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance, after having previously served a 12-year sentence for manslaughter and sexual assault causing bodily harm.Story continues below

Houle, who also goes by the named “Chubby Houle” and “Junior Houle”, will be subject to a lifetime weapons ban, as well as a recognizance order until January 2020 and a probation order until July 2021.READ MORE: High-risk sex offender, convicted of violent break-and-enter and assault, expected to live in WinnipegPolice said he participated in some treatment programs while in jail, but he’s still considered a high risk to offend, and that all people, particularly females, are at risk of sexual violence.Houle is described as 6’1″, 196 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of flames on his upper right arm and a scar on his right forearm.Anyone with information about Houle is asked to call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at 204-984-1888, Winnipeg police at 204-986-6222, your local RCMP detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.WATCH: Winnipeg sex offender remains in Dartmouth