From the Edmonton Police services
In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing the following warning; 49-year-old Michael Cardinal is a convicted violent sexual offender, and the Edmonton Police Service has reasonable grounds to believe he will commit another violent offence against someone while in the community.
Cardinal will be residing in Edmonton after he is released from jail. He is currently subject to a court order, with conditions, and will be managed by the Behavioural Assessment Unit of the Edmonton Police Service.
Cardinal is a sexual offender who has been violent in the past, resulting in physical harm to his victims in the commission of offences. Cardinal has victimized a number of females aged 15 years to 82 years in a sexual manner.
Cardinal has been placed on a series of court ordered conditions including:
-He must live at a residence approved by his Supervisor and must not change that address until he has received written approval from his Supervisor.
-He must abide by a curfew of 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily unless a varied time is approved in writing by his Supervisor.
-He must not consume alcohol, illegal drugs or intoxicating substances.
Anyone with any information about any potential breaches of these conditions by Cardinal 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.
Michael/Noah Cardinal (49 years)
Height: 188 cm (6’2”)
Weight: 125 kg (275 lbs)
Members of the public are advised that the intent of this process is to enable citizens to take suitable precautionary measures. Releasing this information is NOT intended to encourage people to engage in any form of vigilante action, which itself could constitute a criminal offence.