The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in accordance with the Police Services Act, is releasing information regarding a high-risk offender now residing in Haldimand County, Ontario.
OPP is advising residents of the area that 73-year-old Anthony Vincent Burke has been released from custody and is now residing on Helen Drive East in Hagersville, Ontario.
He has previous convictions for; Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference, Make Child Pornography, Indecent Exposure to a Person under 16 years of age and Breach of Probation.
This offender recently completed a custodial sentence, and has now been released under conditions which include; to keep the peace and be of good behaviour, not to associate, contact or hold any communication directly or indirectly with persons identified by name in the order, not to use electronic devices to access chat rooms, social networking sites, not to use e-mail except for the purpose of communicating with family/friends over the ages of 18 years, not to possess any child pornography, not to attend a public park or public swimming area where persons under the age of 16 years are present or can reasonably be expect to be present, or a daycare centre, school ground, playground or community centre, not to seek, obtain or continue employment, whether or not the employment is remunerated, or becoming or being a volunteer in a capacity that involves being in a position of trust of authority towards persons under the age of 16 years, not use a computer system for the purpose of communicating with a person under the age of 16 years, not to attend any restaurant or establishment that has anywhere on its premise an area designed for the use of persons under the age of 16 years, and to reside at an address approved of by the Probations and Parole Office.
He is also prohibited from possessing any firearm, crossbow, prohibited and restricted weapon, prohibited device, ammunition, prohibited ammunition, explosive substance or anything that is designed or could be used as a weapon as defined by the Criminal Code.
Burke is described as male, white 5’ 10” (178 cm), 175 lbs., (81.5 kg) blue eyes, short white hair, with prescription glasses.