A Dangerous and a High Risk Sex Offender Living in Winnipeg

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Police in Winnipeg are warning the public of a high risk sex offender consider a high risk to offend again.

Michael James Fells, a 36-year-old man, was released from federal custody on October 3rd. He is currently living in Winnipeg. He is an untreated sex offender and is considered a high risk to re-offend in a sexual and/or sexually violent manner against all females, both adults, and children.

Fells is a designated Dangerous Offender and subject to a ten-year Long Term Supervision Order until 2028. He is prohibited from:

  • being in the presence of any children under 18 years, unless accompanied by an adult who is aware of his criminal record, and approved by his parole supervisor
  • attending public parks or swimming areas where children under 16 can reasonably be expected, daycare centers, school grounds, playgrounds, and community centers.

Fells must not represent himself as having training or a degree in massage therapy or reflexology or being in training for this. He will also be subject to a lifetime weapons prohibition order.

If you have information about Fells, please call the Manitoba Integrated High-Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204) 984-1888. You may also contact the Winnipeg Police Service at (204) 986-6222, your local RCMP Detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477 or toll-free at 1-800-222-8477.