High Risk Offender Notification


In accordance with the Nova Scotia Release of High Risk Offender Information Protocol, Halifax Regional Police is advising all citizens, particularly those in the Halifax Regional Municipality, that a high risk offender is residing in our community.

Gavin Sean Griffiths, 29, is a High Risk Intensive Supervision Offender and repeat sex offender being monitored by the Ottawa Centre for Probation and Parole. He recently indicated he was coming to Nova Scotia. He has completed a sentence for sexual assaults and has a record of criminal convictions dating back to 2005 that includes convictions for sexual assault and other offences. Griffiths has been assessed as being at a high risk to re-offend. His victims have included adult females with whom he had no previous relationship.

Griffiths will be on probation for two years and will be required to follow strict conditions including restrictions on contact with several individuals, to not possess weapons, and to participate in counselling.

This information is provided to alert members of the public of his presence in our community. Any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct will not be tolerated.

Source: Media Release

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