Public Safety Alert,
High-risk sex offender arrested,
Joanasie Mingeriak, 28, of Toronto
Broadcast time: 15:15
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Case #: 2019-980702
The Toronto Police Service would like to alert the public of the arrest of a high-risk sex offender twice within a 30-day period.
In March 2019, Joanasie Mingeriak, 28, of Toronto, was released by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. He has an extensive criminal history of break and enters and sex-related crimes. He began residing in the area of 13 Division.
On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, officers responded to a call for a break and enter in the St Clair Avenue West and Christie Street area.
It is alleged that:
- two women woke in the middle of the night
- a strange man was sitting in their living room undressed
Joanasie Mingeriak, 28, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1. Break and Enter
2. Indecent Exposure
3. Nude and Exposed to Public on Private Property
4. two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation
He attended court and was released with conditions.
On Friday, June 28, 2019, he was again arrested and charged for breaches of boundaries in his conditions:
1. two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation
2. Fail to Comply with Recognizance
He appeared at Old City Hall on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 101.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sean McCutcheon, 13 Division