In the interest of public safety, Saskatchewan RCMP advises the residents of the Maidstone RCMP detachment area and surrounding communities of an offender who has been charged with committing an indecent act in the presence of one or more persons, contrary to Sec. 173(1) of the Criminal Code. This charge is currently before the courts.
Sir Brent Adair Habetler was released from police custody on March 14, 2023, after appearing before a Justice of the Peace. A short time later, Lloydminster RCMP located Habetler outside a local daycare, which was a breach of his release conditions. Habetler was subsequently arrested and charged with breach of release conditions. Habetler was taken back before a Justice of the Peace. Full background information can be found in the Alberta RCMP media release below.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS INTENDED TO ENABLE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO TAKE SUITABLE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES, NOT TO EMBARK UPON ANY FORM OF VIGILANTISM OR OTHER UNREASONABLE CONDUCT DIRECTED AT THIS INDIVIDUAL.
Habetler is known to breach his release conditions. As of March 14, 2023, Habetler has been ordered by court to obey, among others, the following conditions:
• No communication, directly or indirectly, with any person under 16 years of age, subject to the following exceptions:
This condition does not apply to incidental or superficial contact with persons under the age of 16 who are:
– Customers at his workplace; or
– Are employed at other places of business as long as such contact is necessary to conduct transactions as a customer.
• Shall not attend any public swimming area, school and school yard, daycare, playground, youth shelter or public library.
Habetler is described as a 45-year-old male, 6’1″ tall weighing approximately 215 lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair.
To report an incident involving Habetler being in violation of his conditions, call your local RCMP detachments. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477). To report an emergency, call 911.
Lloydminster RCMP charge Saskatchewan male with indecent act at Bioclean Aquatics Center; “RCMP believe there may be additional victims”
Lloydminster, Alberta – On March 13, 2023, Lloydminster RCMP received a report of a male who was committing an indecent act at Bioclean Aquatics Center. As a result of an investigation, Lloydminster RCMP arrested 45-year-old Mr. S.B. Habetler, a resident of Lashburn, Sask. He has been charged with:
Habetler was taken before a Justice of the Peace on March 14, 2023 and released on conditions with his next court date set for April 4, 2023, at Lloydminster Provincial Court.
A short time later on March 14, Lloydminster RCMP located Habetler outside a local daycare, which was a breach of his release conditions. Habetler was subsequently arrested and charged with breach of release conditions. Habetler was taken back before a Justice of the Peace and remanded in custody. He appeared in court on March 15, 2023, and was again released for a future court date of April 4, 2023.
Lloydminster RCMP believe there may be additional victims and encourage those individuals to come forward. A photo of Habetler is being provided to aid in identification purposes for victims.
If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, you are asked to contact the Lloydminster RCMP at 780-808-8400 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
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