In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing the following warning; Hubert Willie Cardinal, 77, is a convicted violent and sexually violent offender and the Edmonton Police Service has reasonable grounds to believe he will commit another violent offence against someone, including children, while in the community. Due to his release the Edmonton Police Service has a duty to warn the public of the risk Cardinal poses.
Cardinal was recently released from the Calgary Correctional Centre and is residing in the Edmonton area. The Edmonton Police Service is seeking a recognizance order on Cardinal and he will be monitored by the Behavioural Assessment Unit of the Edmonton Police Service.
Cardinal has a history of sexually assaulting known and vulnerable adult females and female children, including family members. Cardinal’s risk for violence and sexual violence increases with the consumption of drugs and alcohol.
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.
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.
- Hubert Willie Cardinal, 77
- Aka William Cardinal
- Height: 5’6"
- Weight: 148 lbs
- Eyes: Brown
- Hair: Grey