Fox Lake RCMP warn public of high risk offender

September 18, 2019
Fox Lake, Alberta

News release


Sheldon Laboucan

In the interest of public safety, Fox Lake RCMP are issuing the following information and warning in regard to the release of Sheldon Jimmy Laboucan on Sep. 16, 2019, upon completion of his sentence, having served three years for manslaughter.

Sheldon Laboucan is described as 36 years old, First Nations male, 183cm (6' 0"), 95kg (201lbs), with brown hair and brown eyes who will be residing in Little Red River Cree First Nation commonly referred to as Fox Lake.

Sheldon Laboucan has been convicted of multiple offences including: Sexual Assault with a Firearm (2005), Unlawful Confinement (2005), Sexual Assault (2005) and Manslaughter (2017).

The RCMP is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation and consideration 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 of the release of Sheldon Laboucan.

Members of the public are advised that the intent of the process is to enable members of the public to take suitable precautionary measures and not to embark on any form of vigilante action. Anyone believing that a crime has been or is about to be committed is encouraged to call police. If the matter is felt to be of an urgent nature, please call 911 to report the location and circumstances.

This media release along with a photo of Sheldon Laboucan is available on the High Risk Offender Website:


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Warren
Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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