Regina Police warn residents after high risk subject released from custody

Jason Paul Thorn, Photo Regina Police Service.

Regina Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a subject released into the city’s Heritage neighborhood that has been deemed a high risk to reoffend sexually.

Officers say 43-year-old Jason Paul Thorn has a criminal history which includes sexual offences, and has a history of reoffending.

He poses a high risk for acts of sexual offending against female children.

Police say the prospects for reduction of his risk through treatment interventions are poor.

Thorn is described as 43-years-old, 5 ‘9” tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds, medium build, with brown eyes and black hair.

Officers said in a news release that Thorn is on a statutory release beginning Thursday, March 11, and is scheduled to resume his long-term supervision order on April 21, 2021. Thorn must abide by the following special conditions:

• Follow a treatment plan/program to be arranged by his parole supervisor in the areas of sexual deviancy and substance abuse;
• Not to be in the presence of any children under the age of 18 unless he is accompanied by a responsible adult who knows his criminal history and has previously been approved in writing, by the parole supervisor;
• Abstain from the use of all intoxicants;
• Follow psychiatric counselling and medication regime as directed by a clinician;
• Not to consume, purchase or possess drugs other than prescribed medication taken as prescribed and over the counter drugs taken as recommended by the manufacturer;
• Not to be in, near, or around places where children under the age of 18 are likely to congregate such as elementary and secondary schools, parks, swimming pools and recreational centres unless accompanied by an adult previously approved in writing by his parole supervisor;
• Not to purchase, acquire, possess or access pornography or sexually explicit material in any form or type of media;
• Immediately report all intimate sexual and nonsexual relationships and friendships or changes in relationships to his parole supervisor;
• Reside at a Community Correctional Centre or a Community Residential Facility or other residential facility (such as private home placement) approved by the Correctional Service of Canada;
• Not to associate with any person known to be, or have reason to believe to be, involved in criminal activity or substance use;
• Not to consume, purchase or possess alcohol; and
• Follow psychological counselling to be arranged by his parole supervisor.


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