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Violent offender, released from federal prison, will reside in Lethbridge area

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge Police say a convicted violent offender has been released from prison and is set to reside in the area.

42 year old Jeremy John Emmelkamp recently completed a four year sentence at Mountain Federal Institution east of Vancouver.

He was serving time for assault and uttering threats.

Emmelkamp has a history of violent offences against those he is domestically involved with and police believe he is a high-risk to re-offend.

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The LPS also says this warning is for public awareness and is not meant to encourage any form of vigilante action.

Emmelkamp will be subject to multiple monitoring conditions.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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