Edmonton Police warn public about release of violent sexual offender

In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing the following warning: Tshiyoyo Mufuta is a convicted violent and sexual offender and the Edmonton Police Service has reasonable grounds to believe he will commit another violent and/or sexual offence against someone while in the community.

Mufuta will be residing in the Edmonton area.  The Edmonton Police Service is seeking a recognizance order on Mufuta and he will be monitored by the Behavioural Assessment Unit of the Edmonton Police Service.

Mufuta is considered by police to be a violent sexual offender who poses a risk of significant harm to the community to re-offend violently, including sexual violence, particularly with adult women he is involved in relationships with.

Mufuta has been placed on a series of court ordered conditions including:

  • Must abide by a curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily.
  • He must reside at an approved residence and must not change that address until he has received written approval from his supervisor.
  • He must not have any guests at his residence during the hours of curfew unless previously approved by his supervisor.
  • He shall not purchase, possess or consume any alcoholic beverages. He shall not consume or possess any drug listed in the schedules of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act including cannabis, any prescription drugs not prescribed to him, or any other intoxicating substances.
  • He shall not be in any licensed premises other than a dining room for the sole purpose of having a meal.He shall not attend at any liquor store.
  • He shall not possess any drug paraphernalia such as crack or marijuana pipes, self-made pipes of any kind, e-cigarettes, bongs, water pipes, cigarette papers, or syringes.
  • He must not travel out of the City of Edmonton without written approval of his supervisor or the Provincial Court of Alberta.
  • He must immediately report any motor vehicle he acquires or has access to.
  • He must not be in possession of weapons of any kind, including knives (except in his residence or at a restaurant for the sole purpose of consuming a meal), bear spray or dog spray, firearms, ammunition, explosive material, or any weapons whether homemade or otherwise.
  • He shall not enter into a dating, intimate, sexual relationship with any person or any friendships with females until her identity has been disclosed to his supervisor and she has been informed of his previous offending.
  • He shall not have contact, direct or indirect with the victims of his offences, or the families of the victims of his offences, in which he has been convicted unless he has received written approval from his supervisor.

Anyone with any information about any potential breaches of these conditions by Mufuta can contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The Edmonton Police Service is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation of all related issues, including privacy concerns, in the belief that it is clearly in the public interest to inform the members of the community. 

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