Man accused of abducting Kienan Hebert a high-risk sex offender, records show
Randall Hopley convicted in 1985 of sexually assaulting five-year-old boy, was deemed at high risk to offend again.
New court documents paint a grim picture of the man accused of kidnapping a three-year-old Sparwood boy this month.
The Canadian Press has the story:
VANCOUVER -- Newly released court documents involving the man accused of kidnapping a B.C. boy reveal a disturbing snapshot of a high-risk sex offender.
Randall Hopley was convicted in 1985 of sexually assaulting a five-year-old boy and a psychiatric report leading up to his prison release says he was at high risk to offend again.
The report says Hopley, then 21 years old, refused sex offender treatment and wasn't a suitable candidate for other treatment programs.
The psychiatrist said Hopley, who had an IQ well below average, was one of those people who seemed to have fallen between the cracks of various support agencies.
In 2008, Hopley was convicted of break and enter in connection to his intention to abduct a 10-year-old boy and the judge said the case was an offence against a young child.
Hopley is undergoing a psychiatric assessment ahead of facing allegations that he abducted three-year-old Kienan Hebert from his bed in Sparwood.