March 23rd, 2018

May trial date for convicted sex offender rearrested on new charges

By The Canadian Press on March 12, 2018.

CALGARY – A convicted sex offender in Alberta who was rearrested last week is to go to trial in May on new charges.

Erik Wanamaker, who is 69, has appeared in a Calgary court after allegedly breaching a condition under a sex offender information law that he keep his address up to date.

A trial date has been scheduled for May 15.

Wanamaker, who is in custody and appeared in court via closed-circuit television, also faces charges related to the alleged theft of a credit card.

He has a criminal record dating back to the 1980s.

Wanamaker was put on the national sex offender registry in 2011 due to multiple convictions – including sexual offences against a young girl.

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