Lethbridge Regional Police warning the public about High Risk Offender

 The Lethbridge Regional Police Service has been advised by RCMP that a recently released High Risk Offender is currently residing in Lethbridge.

 Keegan Spear Chief, 28, was released from Grand Cache Institution on Jan. 17 after serving a two-year, 10-month sentence for assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, assault, voyeurism, fail to comply with a probation order and fail to comply with a recognizance.

 Spear Chief has a history of sexual and violent offences and information contained in his file indicates he is a high risk to re-offend against adult females. Spear Chief poses a significant risk of harm to the community.

 A photo of Spear Chief is included for release.

 Spear Chief is bound by numerous conditions including:

  • A daily curfew from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • A prohibition from possessing or consuming alcohol or controlled substances
  • A prohibition from having any contact with his victims
  • A prohibition from possessing any knives except for work purposes, or any restricted or prohibited weapons
  • Requirement to participate in and complete sexual offender assessment, treatment and counselling as directed
  • A prohibition from entering into any close, personal, intimate or romantic relationship or cohabitation with a female until police have been notified and had an opportunity to inform her of Spear Chief’s criminal history

 The Lethbridge Regional 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 members of the community of the presence of Keegan Spear Chief. Police believe there is a significant risk to the health or safety of the public.

 Residents are advised that the intent of this process make the public aware of Spear Chief’s presence and not to embark on any form of vigilante action.

 This information is released under the authority of Section 32 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSA 2000, C.F-25.

Spear Chief photo