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Police warn residents of high-risk offender living in community

By News Oct 12, 2023 | 1:49 PM

Halifax police are warning residents of a high-risk offender living in the community.

49-year-old Gamon Jay Leacock has been released from a correctional facility after serving a sentence for over 20 convictions including:

  • robbery (x 9)
  • sexual assault with a weapon (x 2)
  • forcible confinement (x 2)
  • administer a noxious thing (x 2)
  • uttering threats (x 6)
  • criminal harassment
  • escape lawful custody
  • assault (x 2)
  • assault a peace officer with weapon
  • theft under $5000
  • fail to comply
  • fail to stop at a motor vehicle accident
  • intimidation of justice participant

Police say this information is provided to alert members of the public of his presence in our community and is not intended to encourage any form of vigilante activity or other unreasonable conduct.