High risk sexual offender released

A convicted sex offender that Whitehorse RCMP believe is at a high risk of re-offending has been released from jail and is living in Whitehorse. Christian James Gallan, 37, was released from jail last month.

A convicted sex offender that Whitehorse RCMP believe is at a high risk of re-offending has been released from jail and is living in Whitehorse.

Christian James Gallan, 37, was released from jail last month. He was last charged in July for indecent exposure and prowling near a home at night. In September, he was convicted and sentenced to five months to be served concurrently for each offence. He was also sentenced for two months for violating a probation order to not possess or consume alcohol or controlled substances.

Gallan is on probation until Dec. 17, 2014. He can’t consume any alcohol or controlled substances and must not go to any bars, taverns or off-sales. He also can’t have any firearm, crossbow, restricted weapon, ammunition or explosive device.

Anyone who sees Gallan violating these orders should call the police. Gallan is Caucasian, 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has brown hair and eyes.

Gallan has a history of sexual offences. In 2009, he was charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 14 months in jail. In November 2011, he was arrested for committing an indecent act in public and sentenced for five months in jail. Over the past decade, he has also been charged with harassment, breaking and entering and assault. He has also been charged with breaking his probation orders multiple times.

Contact Meagan Gillmore at mgillmore@yukon-news.com

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